Anyone provide any details on constructino of outside velvet border? - AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!

Forum Jump: 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 09-06-2013, 07:53 PM - Thread Starter
Advanced Member
butie120's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 785
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 104 Post(s)
Liked: 51
So I'm going to be making a 120" AT screen with white over silver spandex. I understand how to go about constructing the frame itself now, but I'm a little confused on getting the black border. I've read people making an additional frame around the first frame, wrapping this in black velvet, and then attatching it to the other frame, but I'm not sure how this is done. I know velvet tape is another option, but that seems too damn expensive. Any links, guides, or explanations would be much appreciated. Thanks!
butie120 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 Old 09-16-2013, 12:30 PM
AVS Special Member
Conspiracy*'s Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Omaha, Ne
Posts: 2,265
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 24 Post(s)
Liked: 36
MM has a thread dedicated to exactly what you're looking for. Search "wrapping velvet".

Simple instructions would be to create your frame, wrap your material around it and staple it in place. Then create another frame of floor board, wrap it in velvet, and nail it to your original frame. You want to measure your screen to be INSIDE of your frame, not on top of it.

"Damn, you can't get black levels like that on your projector!"
- My brother, just before he realized his LED display had died.

Link to my Basement build
Conspiracy* is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 09-16-2013, 03:30 PM
DIY Grand Dad (w/help)
MississippiMan's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Byhalia, Mississippi. Waaaay down in the Bottoms
Posts: 19,365
Mentioned: 25 Post(s)
Tagged: 3 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1097 Post(s)
Liked: 523
MississippiMan is offline  
Sponsored Links
Reply DIY Screen Section

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Forum Jump: 

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