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post #31 of 88 Old 09-01-2011, 03:04 PM
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Dave,

First visit to your thread - Nice job!
Especially nice and thorough preparations you took with insulation and other early phase particulars.

Any chance you may have gone to High School in Iowa (I knew a Dave Keith who did)? If so - feel free to send me a PM....

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Hello, thank you for putting up this awesome post. My question is, where did you purchase the Platon roll plastic for under the sub floor?

Thanks again.

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Thanks for the kind words.
I searched for dealers on the Platon website and bought from a local guy.
I believe you may be able to special order Delta FL through Lowes, & you can buy online.
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Never did really post the finished product. We recycled furniture from around the house, so it's kind of a hodge-podge. Next thing I'd like to do is get a universal remote. I'd like to be able to control the lights with it so I don't have to fumble around in the dark. Overall very happy with the finished product.
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After three years, we decided to repaint and take another shot at a more attractive design. Currently looking for ideas to give the space more of a wow factor. Let me know if you have any thoughts or advice!

Here's the room as it stands now: primed and ready.





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I like your room a lot. If your looking for a few little upgrades the only thing that comes to mind off the top of my head is maybe add in some recessed lighing and wire banks of them on seperate dimmers so you have more control over the nice mood lighting. Those along with the sconses you have would add a lot to the room I think. Although not sure how easy that would be to do now after the drywall has been done. Another thing I would probably do is get some stone veneer and go over the existing brink in the fireplace. Give it a more updated modern look. Here's a quick youtube video showing you what I'm talking about.
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Stone Veneer

Lowe's called to say that the stone veneer I ordered online was in. I went to the Service desk to pick it up. The lady said I would need to go outside to meet the guys with the FORKLIFT!
I was not expecting the boxes to be this big and heavy. I ended up with 1 box of corners and 5 boxes of flats, and they weigh about 100 lbs each.

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And here are the flats. I'm hoping there's some more variety in color in the other boxes.

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Here's a product shot from the manufacturer's website. I'll be happy if it looks this good.

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Once the stone veneer is affixed, I'm hoping we get some inspiration on what to do next. Here's what I'm tentatively thinking:
  1. Cover the brick fireplace with the ledgestone veneer
  2. Take up the green carpet
  3. Maybe build a small second row seating bar
  4. Look into new carpet
  5. Look into buying 4 theater seats
  6. Pick a paint color
  7. ???

I'm intrigued by the AMC LoveSeat design with the armrest that can be pushed back, but I can't seem to find a similar model. Any thoughts?
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That stone is going to look awsome! I have an exposed concrete wall going down my basement stairs and I plan to use a similare stone ti cover it. Cant wait to see how it goes!
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Playing around with the layout.

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Colors are a little darker than I expected, but the variety is nice. The quality seems very good, and I'm impressed by the details. Only came across one broken stone so far. Picked up 4 bags of veneer stone veneer mortar mix: http://www.sakrete.com/products/deta...-Veneer-Mortar
Started laying out the corners.

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Trimmed all of the corners. Good excuse to go buy an angle grinder.

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Another exciting development today. Right near Sears is a Macy's Furniture store. I stopped in to see if they have any theater seating, and they had this setup.
It's not exactly what I was envisioning, but the price is right. It's a sturdy-looking micro-fiber fabric. It has the loveseat in the middle that I want. Plus, there are USB charging ports in the two consoles! First time I've seen that.

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Also comes in this color:

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Here's the center console:

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Another exciting development today. Right near Sears is a Macy's Furniture store. I stopped in to see if they have any theater seating, and they had this setup.
It's not exactly what I was envisioning, but the price is right. It's a sturdy-looking micro-fiber fabric. It has the loveseat in the middle that I want. Plus, there are USB charging ports in the two consoles! First time I've seen that.



This is almost exactly what I am looking for. And the USB ports made me drool a little bit.
Do you know which model that is? I'm tempted to stop int he local Macys Furniture Gallery and see if they have it?
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Here's the fact sheet they gave me showing the different configurations.

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To replace the carpet, I need to get everything out of the room including my rack.

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The rack is so tall, I had to break it down to get it out of the room. :-(

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Progress so far on the stone veneer. Took me an hour or so to cut all of the corners to fit. I have a concrete mixer, so I mixed an entire 80 lb bag of mortar which made for a very long day (6+ hours) of laying stone. Definitely started to get better at it as I went, but I'm not sure I wouldn't hire someone if I were to do it again.
I plan to put fireplace doors in, so I wasn't too concerned about how the opening looked, since it will be hidden.

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Mending the broken stones with Gorilla Glue.

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