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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-28-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 89,590
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
mask the area you don't want to get messy, Mix...

mask the area you don't want to get messy, Mix sapele sawdust with a binder like wood glue (the old style that is not waterproof) until it is like cookie dough, smear in gap, remove tape, stain to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-28-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=742089&d=1432835828

If I was building that space for myself:

Move the L/R screens closer to the side walls and build angled false walls...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-28-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
The blue top is 25 at the widest, 18 on the ends,...

The blue top is 25 at the widest, 18 on the ends, standard bar top height is 42 inches.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-28-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I've built plenty of 3 sided boxes with granite...

I've built plenty of 3 sided boxes with granite tops, these are just a little different.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-28-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
one vote 2

one vote 2
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-28-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 846
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Yes, you need a basic layout plan and...

Yes, you need a basic layout plan and soundproofing plan before you start framing, Doors in wrong locations and missed opportunities to isolate the framing to reduce vibration transfer are common...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-27-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2,736
Views: 321,574
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
here:...

here: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/19-dedicated-theater-design-construction/1260948-star-ceilings-painted-fiber-optics.html...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-27-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,010
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
+1

+1
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-27-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Just build backer boxes for the speakers that...

Just build backer boxes for the speakers that preserve the soundproof shell. There is no rule that says a sound isolation wall has to be perfectly flat.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-27-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
If this is a sports lounge I can't argue with a...

If this is a sports lounge I can't argue with a 90 inch screen, but if this is mostly for movies that is napkin size. It would help to see a diagram showing seating location and distances.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-27-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 846
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
A general layout design with acoustics runs $2000...

A general layout design with acoustics runs $2000 from Shawn Byrne of the Erskine group. Electrical diagrams add more. I offer Skype construction consulting. As for HVAC they will tell you where to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 846
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I'm often a picker if you are relying on the big...

I'm often a picker if you are relying on the big box retailers, if you have an independent lumber yard you may fair better and can trust their palette loads, The only advantage of the big box is it...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,010
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
a good dancer will exert more lateral force than...

a good dancer will exert more lateral force than vertical.

here ares 7 mind-numbing minutes of video on the subject.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilOYHtgHP4Q
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   05-26-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 136,720
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
There are some good diagrams of curved versus...

There are some good diagrams of curved versus straight on Romans website under the specifications section for your model of chair. The only difference is the shape of the armrest between chairs. No,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,219
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
And doorways

And doorways
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I can see that the original basement finisher...

I can see that the original basement finisher used soffit construction techniques that wasted a couple inches of headroom, if there is anything spanning the underside of the ducts other than 3/4...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,219
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
thats it, took me a few years to learn that...

thats it, took me a few years to learn that trick, meanwhile the seams in the corners were cracking with movement over time.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,219
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
On the lights, just measure from the front wall....

On the lights, just measure from the front wall. Trust me you can be off +/- an inch and you would never spot it. I've also learned a trick on drywalling the corners, Put full sheets up on the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Who would be looking at the pole?

Who would be looking at the pole?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
somebody has got to be first for putting a full...

somebody has got to be first for putting a full size mannequin in their theater to hide a pole.

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/34/9b/fb/349bfbc07e06707ab8a93c16e9c2336a.jpg
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 39,602
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I wouldn't trust my monitor, get a sample

I wouldn't trust my monitor, get a sample
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
A big costly part of moving the pole is the...

A big costly part of moving the pole is the engineers fee unless your contractor indicates a longer span is within the allowable range for the size I beam you have and you decide to wing it, Moving...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Best hope is that you could move it next to or in...

Best hope is that you could move it next to or in the wall. You do need someone who can run the numbers, and advise. You will probably also need to dig out a patch of the floor and pour a new foot...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 39,602
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
imagine a black chair sitting in the middle of...

imagine a black chair sitting in the middle of the carpet, could you find it?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
We did the same test at White Oaks and were very...

We did the same test at White Oaks and were very concerned. Actually Auburn held the fabric out over the edge of his deck and hit it with a lighter, he couldn't let go fast enough and burned his...
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