RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Alpine Coach Owner's Forum
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-19-2009, 07:14 AM   #1
Dave&Kacy's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Posts: 49
Cabinet wood

I a, installing a new 32" flat screen to replace the old tube TV. Does anyone know the type of wood that WRV used in the cabinetry? The stain appears to be a cherry and I thought that the wood was maple, but when we tried a sample piece, it was obvious that the wood was not maple. My next guess is cyprus.

2003 40FDTS

David & Kacy Alexander
Corrales, NM
2003 Alpine 40' FDTS
Dave&Kacy is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 03-19-2009, 07:48 AM   #2
South East Texas Area Leaders
MikenAmber's Avatar

Texas Boomers Club
Forest River Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 995
Dave, don't know for sure but it may be ash, our frames on cabints is ash, just my tcw.

2008 Coachmen 288FKS-2000 F-250 4x4 V-10/
Fur Babies Lilbit and Penny
Come grow old with me the best is yet to be TEXAS BOOMERS
MikenAmber is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2009, 10:13 AM   #3
Senior Member
Rusty Bear's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Big Bear, Ca
Posts: 312
You can take a piece of the old cabinet to a hardwood store or cabinet shop and they can identify it for you. As for the stain, you can also take that old piece of cabinet to a good paint store and they can match it for you. Then just test it on a scrap of the new wood. I just finished my 32" TV install and finished mine with 3 coats of polyurethane and it came out fine. Good Luck
Jim & Vivian
2007 Alpine Apex
40FT FDFS #75725
Rusty Bear is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2009, 04:37 PM   #4
Junior Member
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 18
I just did the same thing to my coach and the wood was ash.
mikeyj67 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2009, 06:02 PM   #5
Senior Member
Rusty Bear's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Big Bear, Ca
Posts: 312
On the inside cover of your outside water heater vent there should be a label with the wood type printed on it.
Jim & Vivian
2007 Alpine Apex
40FT FDFS #75725
Rusty Bear is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-2009, 12:19 AM   #6
Senior Member
takepride's Avatar
Alpine Owners Club
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Long Beach, CA
Posts: 1,563

Mine is Ash. It even says so inside the TV cabinet (when TV is removed). Also the brochure says Ash with choice of stain color.

2003 Alpine 40FDTS (400HP)
Long Beach, CA
takepride is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cabinet wood Dave&Kacy MH-General Discussions & Problems 3 03-22-2009 10:52 PM
tv upgrade in floor cabinet 38J LeonB Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 1 02-19-2009 11:29 AM
Fireplace Charring the Wood Cabinet RickO Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 25 10-02-2008 01:44 PM
cooling fan for entertainment cabinet Sixpack98 Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 3 08-30-2008 07:46 AM
Wood floor question Navy Flier Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 3 08-10-2006 02:23 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:01 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.