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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Diesel 48
I have attached a picture of the plan. 4 " of...

I have attached a picture of the plan. 4 " of wall space between the molding around the acoustic panel and chair rail. So put a slab of popular or another material to the wall the same height as the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 57
Posted By Diesel 48
Thick Chair Rail?

Are people putting up thicker chair rail in there theaters? My acoustic panels are 2" thick, not sure how weird it would look with a 2" thick acoustic panel and .75" thick chair rail on the wall. I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-26-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 84,753
Posted By Diesel 48
I plan on adding 2 supports to the horizontal to...

I plan on adding 2 supports to the horizontal to avoid sagging.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-26-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 84,753
Posted By Diesel 48
Bought some 1x4x12 primed MDF. Should work out...

Bought some 1x4x12 primed MDF. Should work out great.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-26-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
Got the flu, down the rest of the weekend. So...

Got the flu, down the rest of the weekend. So close yet so far away.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-26-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 84,753
Posted By Diesel 48
My HD does not have the 5/4 material. I am...

My HD does not have the 5/4 material. I am installing a 12' wide screen. I used 1x4 FJP for the struts but am looking for a wood type to use for the horizontal bar. The FJP was only available in 8'...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-25-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 84,753
Posted By Diesel 48
How is everyone getting the two up rights tight...

How is everyone getting the two up rights tight to the floor and ceiling? Do they need to be pounded into place? Cutting them and .125 short? Just thought you would run into the same issue if the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-23-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
Really happy with how the BIN primer went down...

Really happy with how the BIN primer went down tonight. All of my sanding and filling paid off! There are a few places to add putty or spackle but the MH Ready Patch and caulk did its job.
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-23-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
Well the rest of the big ticket items have been...

Well the rest of the big ticket items have been ordered. I ordered chairs and carpet yesterday. I am getting 7 chairs through Roman at Ultimate. I went with the Fusion Escapes after hearing the great...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-22-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
I think I finished my final sanding last night....

I think I finished my final sanding last night. At least the majority of the heavy dust sanding. I will probably need to sand here and there, especially a quick sand between coats of paint. I started...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-19-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
Just an updated picture. I will probably cut...

Just an updated picture. I will probably cut columns shelves and supports tonight. Leaving the dust in the room until I am done sanding.
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-18-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
I ended up running 2x2's pretty much the entire...

I ended up running 2x2's pretty much the entire length of the columns. The 2x2's are attached to the wall with PL glue and screws. The columns are attached to the 2x2's with Green Glue and screws. I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-15-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
Columns are going up! I have 3 attached to the...

Columns are going up! I have 3 attached to the wall. I had to let the glue on the remaining 2x2's dry before hanging the columns.
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-14-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
OK that makes more sense. The bottom grill is...

OK that makes more sense. The bottom grill is more or decoration and will not be removed correct? I think when I first read your post I thought the bottom part of the frame was brad nailed and the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-14-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
How are you making the grills/frames removable?...

How are you making the grills/frames removable? Looks like you already attached a few of them. I got supports up for 4 columns last night, still need to do 2 more tonight. Cutting out the area in the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-13-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
Did you attach a 2x2 to the wall the entire...

Did you attach a 2x2 to the wall the entire length of the column? Or only a small piece on the top and bottom? I will have a gap about that big at the top of my column as well.

I still do not...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-12-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
I worked on the theater this weekend. I was able...

I worked on the theater this weekend. I was able to get all of the 50 watt can lights installed in the light tray.
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-11-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 15,338
Posted By Diesel 48
Did you put your columns directly on the floor or...

Did you put your columns directly on the floor or raise them a .25" or so. Not sure what most people do.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-08-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
Thanks Lance! Ready to start going again.

Thanks Lance! Ready to start going again.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-06-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
Back from vacation and I need to get back at it....

Back from vacation and I need to get back at it. We are getting dumped on by snow right now and the new baby is now about a month away. The theater will not be done by the due date, I have come to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-05-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 15,338
Posted By Diesel 48
Not sure what you mean by tops and bottoms here....

Not sure what you mean by tops and bottoms here. A picture would be great if possible!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-05-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 15,338
Posted By Diesel 48
Do you have any more pictures or details on how...

Do you have any more pictures or details on how you made your speaker grills? Are they removable or permanently attached?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-29-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 15,338
Posted By Diesel 48
Where did you get your trim from? What crown is...

Where did you get your trim from? What crown is that? Need to start looking for some.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-27-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,001
Posted By Diesel 48
It has been a bit since I have updated. Fear not,...

It has been a bit since I have updated. Fear not, things have been getting done. I was out of the state for work a couple of weeks ago. During that time I had a dry waller come in and do all of the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-18-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 15,338
Posted By Diesel 48
What is up with the sub? Kind of strange that you...

What is up with the sub? Kind of strange that you were not able to calibrate it.
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