A TV riser is a piece of furniture that sits under a TV to raise it up above other AV components like a DVR, DVD player, or sound bar. A TV riser is very popular for making an existing shelf, table, or desk into a more usable TV stand.
You can buy a TV riser in a variety of colors, finishes, materials, and sizes, but you should know that not all TV risers are created equal. I you just need something to raise up your TV for a dorm room or rec room and you’re not really concerned about its materials, construction, or finish, then an inexpensive, particle board, glass, or plastic model will probably do the trick.
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On the other hand, if you appreciate fine furniture, fine handmade craftsmanship, American-made products, beautiful designs, beautiful finishes, and attention to detail, you need to take a look at Syracuse TV Risers.
Syracuse TV Risers was established in 2012 specifically to build solid wood entertainment centers that provide the beauty of real wood and designs that give you a theater-like experience.
Syracuse TV Risers are available in a variety of styles and finishes, but they all have a few things in common.
- Smooth tops with squared edges sanded smooth for a better look and safety.
- Construction using solid ¾-inch authentic red oak wood
- Each TV riser is delivered fully assembled
- A Syracuse TV riser is hand crafted and hand sanded
- Each riser is assembled using Kreg Jigs with no nails or glue which enhances the look and provides long lasting durability
- Made in the USA in Syracuse, New York
- Supports up to 200 lbs.
- Has rubber bumpers to prevent scratching
- Decorative top router groove that adds a touch of style
- Unique back panel delivers extreme durability and strength
- 4W x 2H inches back hole to route wires, cords, and cables and to provide better heat ventilation
- Minwax stains and commercial-grade semi-gloss polyurethane finishes
- Commercial-grade primer and “Majestic Black” enamel for all black risers
If you’ve been trying to get that special gift for a TV lover on your list, a Syracuse TV riser will make a thoughtful, beautiful, gift.
If you’re looking for a TV riser that is handmade with amazing quality construction, materials, and finishes that will add beauty to any room of your home and turn your TV into an entertainment center, Syracuse TV Risers products are the popular choice.
Take a look at some of the most popular examples of their craft.
The Syracuse TV Risers Black Mission Style Large Riser is the perfect entertainment center for raising your flat screen TV up above your Blu-ray player, DVD player, DVR, or other AV equipment that is under 25 inches wide. Handcrafted from real, solid ¾-inch red oak wood in Syracuse TV Riser’s Green workshop, each riser is hand-sanded twice with primer between followed by a non-formaldehyde-based Majestic Black Lacquer. The results are a solid piece of beautiful, handmade furniture that will look stunning anywhere in your home. This TV riser will arrive fully assembled with rubber bumpers included to prevent scratching. Its dimensions are 28W x 12D x 6H inches outside and 25W x 11D x 5.25H inches inside. No glue or nails are used to assemble this piece as only Kreg Jigs securely fasten it together. A 2-inch cable management hole is integrated into the back for you cable, wire, and cord needs.
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You have a new flat screen TV and knowing that the audio can be less than ideal, you purchased an awesome sound bar, so you can blast the audio, but you have a problem. There is really no room for the sound bar in front of the TV. That’s where a nice TV riser like the Syracuse TV Risers Black Sound Bar Riser comes in. It will securely raise your flat panel TV for ergonomically corrects viewing while fitting your sound bar and center channel speaker safely underneath. It’s large with outside dimensions of 40W x 12D x 5.25H inches and inside dimensions of 37W x 11D x 4.75H inches to hold many larger TVs and has a solid backboard with a 4W x 2H inches hole for ventilation and cable management. Constructed from only the highest quality ¾-inch kiln-dried red oak wood, it’s finished with primer and a black lacquer. It comes fully assembled with 1/16-inch bottom rubber bumpers that prevent scratches.
You need a way to put your DVD player, Blu-ray player, DVR, or cable box underneath your flat panel TV. Syracuse TV Risers Large Black Riser is the stylish, perfect solution. This TV riser is a quality piece of furniture hand-built to last a lifetime. It is constructed to tight tolerance using Kreg Jigs instead of nails or glue, so you know that it will be strong and solid. Its outside dimensions are 26W x 14D x 7H inches and its inside dimensions are 23W x 13D x 6.25H inches. It comes with rubber bumpers on the bottom to eliminate scratching and a backboard for extra strength with a 4W x 2H inches back hole for ventilation and cable management. This beautiful, strong, and safe riser comes fully assembled.
If you need extra room below your TV the Syracuse TV Risers Black Triple Tier Riser is an excellent solution with an extra opening below your TV for DVRs, cable boxes, Blu-ray players, and more. It also raises your TV even more for a more ergonomic viewing angle. With its hand-primed, hand sanded, and hand lacquered finish, it comes fully assembled and ready to add to any room of you home. Its outside dimensions are 26W x 14D x 8H inches and its inside dimensions are 23W x 13-1/4D x 7-3/4H inches with 3-1/2 inches between shelves. It also has two 2-inch cable management holes in the back that also provide additional ventilation. This unit can handle up to 150 lbs. of AV gear.
If you need the ultimate in space underneath your flat panel TV, then the Syracuse TV Risers 4-Tier Black Riser will give it to you. In addition, it will raise your flat screen TV even more than the 3-tier model so that you have an even better viewing angle. You can use all that extra space for additional A/V gear like cable boxes, DVRs, Blu-ray players, sound bars, DVD players, and more. This model has three shelves and a top shelf for your TV. It is hand finished with Majestic black lacquer and hand-crafted from seasoned, choice ¾-inch red oak wood. Kreg Jigs are used to fasten the TV riser together for a stronger, more durable bond than nails or glue. The unique back panel adds tremendous strength and has three 2-inch cable management holes that also provide additional ventilation. The unit’s outside dimensions are 26W x 14D x 12-1/2H inches and inside dimensions are 23W x 13-1/4W x 11-3/4D inches. Bottom mounted rubber bumpers protect furniture from scratches. This unit is designed to accommodate A/V gear up to 200 lbs.
If you have an extra-large flat panel TV, you need the Syracuse TV Risers XX-Large Double Top Riser to accommodate it. This extra-wide TV riser gives you more space underneath your TV to place a cable box, sound bar, center channel speaker, DVR, DVD player, Blu-ray player, and more. Made from seasoned, solid ¾-inch red Oak wood with Kreg Jigs fasteners instead of nails or glue, you can rest assured that this lovely piece of furniture will last a lifetime. Its open back design provides plenty of ventilation while also making cable management a breeze. It includes bottom rubber bumpers to prevent scratching and arrives fully assembled. Its outside dimensions are 44W x 16D x 8-3/4H inches and its inside dimensions are 41W x 15D x 7-1/4H inches and it can handle up to 200 lbs. of your A/V gear.
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The right TV riser can make your viewing experience much more enjoyable and provide space for your AV components beneath the TV. We sincerely hope that this article has provided you with valuable information that helps you choose the best TV riser for your needs!