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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-06-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By Tedd
Like Tim says, that section of ductwork can be...

Like Tim says, that section of ductwork can be reworked. The end cap could be carefully removed, and then reinstalled
when you cut back that trunk.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   05-06-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,802
Posted By Tedd
I've ripped 3/4" plywood strips to glue up, to...

I've ripped 3/4" plywood strips to glue up, to tightly frame the hdtv. And then I
use my DeWalt Track Saw to rip the final outside size, and then veneer the edges.


Two layers of 3/4" and that...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   05-06-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,802
Posted By Tedd
That makes perfect sense. I have nailed...

That makes perfect sense.

I have nailed down dimensions of the aluminum face plate and have found a local business
that does watercutting. Currently working on building the wood frame and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-04-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 189
Posted By Tedd
I've likely used the wrong terminology. It's the...

I've likely used the wrong terminology. It's the U shaped heavy gauge rail that goes through the studs, and
then there's a clip that further ties everything together.

...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-03-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 783
Posted By Tedd
well they are wife friendly..... ;)

well they are wife friendly..... ;)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-03-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 783
Posted By Tedd
How about the flip side to sound proofing? A low...

How about the flip side to sound proofing? A low noise floor in the theater, should be a high priority design goal.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-30-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By Tedd
Why not an acoustically transparent screen? Then...

Why not an acoustically transparent screen? Then you can bring the center channel up higher, and put
the LR mains behind the screen, which gets them out of the corners of the room.


As for...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-29-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By Tedd
I'd imagine a folding door system to be pretty...

I'd imagine a folding door system to be pretty pricey. And having been in a hall
that has that system, they aren't that great for sound containment. And your audio
will be compromised with the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-29-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 289
Posted By Tedd
Not back lighting, which is ok. I mean the...

Not back lighting, which is ok. I mean the electronic displays on your receiver
and Bluray player and any other gear. Once you notice it, you will find it distracting.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-29-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 289
Posted By Tedd
You might have a look at Google Images with the...

You might have a look at Google Images with the search "home theater snack bar".


EBay also might be a source, and there's been some DIY snack bars on AVS so an AVS search might also inspire you.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-29-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 289
Posted By Tedd
Gotcha. But that's yet another mistake...

Gotcha.


But that's yet another mistake I've made in the past... Have you given any thought to
the electronic displays and their light pollution and how noticeable they will be?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-28-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 289
Posted By Tedd
BTW, have you given any thought to stale popcorn...

BTW, have you given any thought to stale popcorn smells and the oils a popcorn maker can put into the air, with regards to
your not so easily cleaned projection screen?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-28-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 289
Posted By Tedd
Do you really want the noise of a small bar...

Do you really want the noise of a small bar fridge raising the noise floor of your room?


Might want to bump that usb digital movie poster display up to 40", as there aren't too many
1080P 32"...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-28-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By Tedd
I expect that room is way more money then most...

I expect that room is way more money then most have to spend. But that doesn't mean there
aren't lessons or ideas to pull from it... My dream room would be a much smaller two row of three
seat...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-28-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By Tedd
Maybe there will be an apex ceiling or maybe you...

Maybe there will be an apex ceiling or maybe you can drop the floor level and work in soffits to disguise an apex ceiling.




The sole over the garage home theater I have been in, has been Art...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-28-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,727
Posted By Tedd
The thing is, I find those charts to be out of...

The thing is, I find those charts to be out of date. They don't reflect the increased brightness of projectors and better screen options. But you want to be able to take in, the entire screen ...
Forum: Speakers   04-27-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,074
Posted By Tedd
Have you considered some SEOS speaker kits and...

Have you considered some SEOS speaker kits and their flat pack cabinet kits?


If you could lengthen the room, a DIY SeymourAV acoustically transparent screen would be
a great match with some...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-27-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Tedd
Try ebay and put in a search so when any (more)...

Try ebay and put in a search so when any (more) come up, you get an email....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By Tedd
Nice to have the sump pump elsewhere. :) ...

Nice to have the sump pump elsewhere. :)


The front most HAVC could be rebuilt to a wider/shallower profile and
the soffting become a two step affair. Something I did in my narrow room,
to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By Tedd
That's the one I was thinking of... I...

That's the one I was thinking of...


I hear you about the screen size, but that room is going back more then a few years.
And you need to consider that's what a paying customer wanted. And I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,727
Posted By Tedd
I would temper advice to go with the largest...

I would temper advice to go with the largest screen that will fit in a room, with respect to
making sure you can take in the entire screen without your eyes jumping about. And you
want your...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By Tedd
Didn't Theo K do an Egyptian theme home theater...

Didn't Theo K do an Egyptian theme home theater also?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 189
Posted By Tedd
Do 1 5/8" studs have the cut outs for the...

Do 1 5/8" studs have the cut outs for the stiffening rails? Having used them in a 3.5" steel stud wall, they
make a big difference in creating a stiffer wall.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By Tedd
You could explore some higher design options that...

You could explore some higher design options that could turn the room's
flaws into strengths. Such as that deep front soffit could be acoustically
treated to deal with first reflections off the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By Tedd
+1 for Tim's suggestion of rotating the room...

+1 for Tim's suggestion of rotating the room ninety degrees.

Do you have your speakers? If not, then I'd look into a shallow baffle wall
for the front wall. I'd eat up about 8" of room depth...
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