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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-15-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,282
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Yep, same here. I didn't want to do drywall. I...

Yep, same here. I didn't want to do drywall. I called like 10 companies, of the 3 that returned my phone call, none of them wanted to do the work because they weren't hanging the drywall. I got...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-15-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,282
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
The ones I used from Home Depot were next to the...

The ones I used from Home Depot were next to the metal studs near drywall. I don't recall the actual term they used to describe them, but there should be a few big racks of metal channels near the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-11-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,282
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Yeah, I've been distracted with some "real world"...

Yeah, I've been distracted with some "real world" things - these things tend to happen. I do have updates, haven't taken photos yet, but here is my progress.

I ended up dismantling the riser I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-14-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,796
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Ack! This is the first I heard of this. I built...

Ack! This is the first I heard of this. I built fusion 12s and plan on putting them behind a AT screen. Do you have a link about this discussion or the modified XO plans?

I built my own XOs so...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-12-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,282
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Definitely not threadjacking. Any input is...

Definitely not threadjacking. Any input is definitely appreciated. I think I may end up covering the bottom of the soffits with fabric and this would be the best way to do it - never would have...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-11-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,282
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Nice, I'll look over your build thread. Why...

Nice, I'll look over your build thread.

Why did you leave the sides open? Future proofing?

I like the idea of yard stick + fabric panel idea for me to finish the soffit idea. Since my joints...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-06-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,282
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Interesting... yeah it sounds like I'm going to...

Interesting... yeah it sounds like I'm going to be doing my own drywall finishing now. I don't know why I was under the impression that the ceiling needed to be "perfect". I can put a knockdown...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-06-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,282
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Yup, that's exactly what I was planning on doing....

Yup, that's exactly what I was planning on doing. The walls are going to be completely covered in fabric, so they definitely don't have to be perfect at all. The ceiling, however, needs to be...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-06-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,282
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Nope. I called 5 places and left messages, not...

Nope. I called 5 places and left messages, not one call back. I have a buddy who works construction and said he really didn't want to do it but would for 1500$ which sounds ridiculous for just...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-05-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,282
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Started working on the riser today. The...

Started working on the riser today.

The riser calculator called for a 19" riser, so I decided to build a 15" riser base and then add 3/4 sheets of OSB until I get to the desired height.

I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-04-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 109,937
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Some things take a lot longer than I expected as...

Some things take a lot longer than I expected as well. Such as soffit planning, building, finishing... The stage was pretty easy to plan and execute, only took a couple days. But definitely helps...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-03-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,113
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Kind of hard to tell you what your questions...

Kind of hard to tell you what your questions should be if you don't give us an idea of what you are trying to accomplish with the space... :-)

How big of a screen? How many rows of seating? ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-02-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 295,101
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Yeah I used a few new blades and it came out...

Yeah I used a few new blades and it came out okay. The only problem was the blade bending and causing the vertical surface to be wavy. I ended up using a router with a 2" straight bit to smooth it...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-01-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 50,130
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Nope. Frame the room fully first. For walls...

Nope.

Frame the room fully first. For walls on cement foundation, put them 1" from the foundation and 1" from the joists. Use IB3 brackets to attach the walls to the joists (follow...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-30-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 50,130
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
How is your wall decoupled from the ceiling with...

How is your wall decoupled from the ceiling with whisper clips? I thought that Whisper clips are for hanging drywall hat channel that you then screw drywall to. Do you mean you decoupled the wall...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-28-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,282
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
... and crap. When planning the riser I just...

... and crap. When planning the riser I just realized I forgot to pull a speaker wire into it for my buttkickers. And I already hung the DD+GG on the other side of the wall so that's not coming...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-28-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,022
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Yeah, my joints look terrible. Every one of...

Yeah, my joints look terrible. Every one of them. I already sealed the MDF with minwax sanding sealer so that might help with the moisture issue with using joint compound. I'm going to try the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-27-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 569
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Frame out like Tedd's drawing but take out the 2...

Frame out like Tedd's drawing but take out the 2 walls he added in the office and leave it an octogon. That would be a cool shape for an office - something different.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-27-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,282
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Submitted for approval, my riser plan. The...

Submitted for approval, my riser plan.

The calculator called for a 19" (!!!) riser. Yikes. I talked with Big a bit and he had a good idea of building a 16" riser therefore only requiring one...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-27-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 109,937
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
^ ahahahhah. Really? Yeah I definitely want to...

^ ahahahhah. Really? Yeah I definitely want to go to a movie and get squirted in the face. Sounds like fun.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-27-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,022
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
That looks awesome! Question on your soffit...

That looks awesome!

Question on your soffit finishing. I used the same technique (MH ready patch + sanding). I did mine a couple weeks ago - did two coats sanded in between.

The butt joints...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-26-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,282
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
I didn't actually measure an exact radius or...

I didn't actually measure an exact radius or anything. I just made a curve that I thought "looked good". I did so by framing the first curve (the tall one) out in the center, and then bending the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-26-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,282
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
More updates. Spent a bit building the stage! I...

More updates. Spent a bit building the stage! I blatantly ripped this design off of bacon race's design because I love it. :-)

It is framed out with 2x12s for the main deck and 2x6s for the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-26-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
No, but go tigers. :D

No, but go tigers. :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-22-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,887
Posted By ClemsonJeeper
Reading this thread makes me realize that I...

Reading this thread makes me realize that I really need to learn how to veneer....
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