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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-18-2014, 05:10 PM
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Posted By jimmyk36
Also found some construction pictures from when...

Also found some construction pictures from when the basement was finished. Here is one showing where the screen should go. Also was trying to see how 120" and 135" would look:
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-18-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Just found some old pictures from over 2 years...

Just found some old pictures from over 2 years ago when I was "conceptualizing" the theater - came in pretty close... Ended up with an air hockey table instead of a pool table.
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-14-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Gravity was great - a big hit! My daughters love...

Gravity was great - a big hit! My daughters love having the theater - they have a lot of fun playing with the HUE Lights.
Forum: Audio Gear   07-14-2014, 05:14 PM
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Posted By jimmyk36
yup ...

yup


http://www.nedlwonk.com/Pictures/1.jpg


http://www.nedlwonk.com/Pictures/2.jpg
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-13-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By jimmyk36
LOL - That's funny - I like it! I just added...

LOL - That's funny - I like it! I just added it to the Title of the first post! :D
Not sure how/if I can change the thread title....



Yeah - I just bought a couple more to finish up the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-13-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
So in keeping with the yardstick theme - I am...

So in keeping with the yardstick theme - I am using two yardsticks for the fence on my Miter Saw:

http://www.nedlwonk.com/Pictures/saw001.jpg


I just put the yardstick flush against the blade...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,895
Posted By jimmyk36
What kind of lights are you using on the ceiling?...

What kind of lights are you using on the ceiling? LED strips, rope lights,...?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Fabric and Paint Color tip - If anyone is...

Fabric and Paint Color tip - If anyone is interested in the colors used for the room - I used DMD Fabric - Black and Burgundy from
http://www.acoustimac.com/dmd-acoustic-fabric/

As I mentioned...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
So here is a shot of the doors with my iphone and...

So here is a shot of the doors with my iphone and the Philips HUE LED Lights turned on (They really make it difficult to take pictures)

You can see that the panels aren't exactly straight - I plan...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Thanks Wes! Appreciate the kind words. The...

Thanks Wes! Appreciate the kind words.

The doors turned out pretty good. I was in a rush to get the panels on the doors on a Saturday Morning as I had people coming over for a showing of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-05-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Thanks! I thought I would be finished by now but...

Thanks! I thought I would be finished by now but we had several get togethers for Movie Nights.....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-05-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Here are some more detailed shots of the Yard...

Here are some more detailed shots of the Yard Stick Soffit Covers.

Here is a 6 foot by 8 inch yardstick frame. Basically layed out two yardsticks end-to-end with a yardstick glued over the middle...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-05-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Here is a shot of the HUE LED Light strip on the...

Here is a shot of the HUE LED Light strip on the Riser - can set to whatever color you like...

That is a run in the Berber carpet that got caught by the vacuum cleaner....
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-05-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Added a few more pics with my Daughters camera -...

Added a few more pics with my Daughters camera - The gaming chairs are for overflow seating:

Pretty difficult to take pictures with the HUE LED Lights - will put the original lights in when all is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,182
Posted By jimmyk36
I am running a Crown XLS 2500 connected to the...

I am running a Crown XLS 2500 connected to the RCA connections on my Onkyo 3009 for my front Left and Right Channels. I was using this with a pair of Polk Monitor 70s and it sounded great!

I now...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-23-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By jimmyk36
I used them as well as a replacement for the...

I used them as well as a replacement for the OC703 - also on Bryan's advice.

Ordered from here: http://www.gikacoustics.com/product/knauf-insulation/

I just used 3 - 3" drywall screws with...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-20-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Acoustical Plans

Hey Guys - If you are in a place where you are ready to build and you need an acoustical plan there are some great threads out there on the forums.

If you are short on time or just want to verify...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-17-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
I don't have any insight as to why - but I hope...

I don't have any insight as to why - but I hope that the rest of the steps/pictures are useful. I just wanted to give a sense of what the fabric panels are covering.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-17-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Thanks! - I didn't realize how much work it has...

Thanks! - I didn't realize how much work it has been until I took the time to put all of the pictures together!

Been worth it though - Lots of Fun!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-16-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Wall Panels

For the Wall Panels I ripped 1.5" wide strips from 2x4s and 2x6s - whatever I had left over or on hand.

I then set the fence on the table saw to 1" and set the blade to a 45 degree angle to make a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-16-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Wainscoting

So for the Wainscoting I used 1/2" MDF. I used the 1/2" MDF since the panel will be sitting out from the wall to be flush with the fabric panels that I built.

I ripped 2" thick furring strips...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-15-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Soffit Build

The soffits are 8" high and 12" deep.


Marked the soffit and stud locations:


http://www.nedlwonk.com/Pictures/sof-001.jpg
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Columns with surround speakers

Each of the 6 columns have speakers in them. The front two on the side walls act as the "wide" speakers, the rear two on the side walls are the "surround - left and right", and the two columns on...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-14-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
New Walls!

As per the plans - here are the new walls to make the room somewhat symmetrical for sound treatments.

http://www.nedlwonk.com/Pictures/wall-001.jpg
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-14-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,041
Posted By jimmyk36
Bass Traps

I used Roxul Rock Wool for the Corner Bass Traps on the stage.

I originally used some spray adhesive to keep the Roxul "stuck" in the corners.

That didn't work so well - one day when I went...
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