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Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-09-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By Chris_Holmes
If you are going to use the WA then I would NOT...

If you are going to use the WA then I would NOT use a frame -unless you use a hardwood frame. I used a softwood frame and this is what happens when you glue the laminate to it and then the humidity...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-13-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,365
Posted By Chris_Holmes
A stud finder "should" work... If not then...

A stud finder "should" work... If not then locate where the tv will be centered and use an awl or something to poke a hole in the middle. Work left or right til you hit a web. You'll only be able to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-13-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,365
Posted By Chris_Holmes
No problem..... The plastic webs are 1.5...

No problem.....
The plastic webs are 1.5 inches wide and located every 8" along the wall. If you don't have the drywall up then they are where the diamond pattern is located. If the drywall is up...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-13-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,365
Posted By Chris_Holmes
I built my basement with ICF (Nudura) and took...

I built my basement with ICF (Nudura) and took the basic installers course. It would be best to find out the brand of ICF you have and contact them. In my Nudura documentation they indicate that the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-30-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,519
Posted By Chris_Holmes
How many static shocks have you got from that...

How many static shocks have you got from that thing yet? http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
That's what I use and it works well -except that with all that dust going through...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-16-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,265
Posted By Chris_Holmes
That looks fantastic. I'm sure you'll enjoy it!

That looks fantastic. I'm sure you'll enjoy it!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-13-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,316
Posted By Chris_Holmes
You could also go with the Lutron Spacer System...

You could also go with the Lutron Spacer System dimmers. They can be ganged together and operate individually. You can also set scenes.....
http://www.lutron.com/Products/Singl.../Overview.aspx...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 634,832
Posted By Chris_Holmes
Quote: Very tasty! I love the Frank Lloyd...

Quote:

Very tasty! I love the Frank Lloyd Wright theme. He'd have a grin on his face if he saw it. Nice clean rock rock work too!


Thanks Mizedog! It still brings a smile to my face when I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-02-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chris_Holmes
You sure they are 2x6? That's not very...

You sure they are 2x6? That's not very wide.....My house is about 50 years old too and the joists are 2x10's.
I would not like to put that much weight if it were truly a 2X6, besides, that is a...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-22-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 132,828
Posted By Chris_Holmes
5 days in May -Blue Rodeo

5 days in May -Blue Rodeo
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-13-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,412
Posted By Chris_Holmes
To me a "flat bed" invokes images of a stakeside...

To me a "flat bed" invokes images of a stakeside type truck..... If you meant "pickup" truck then it can be of great use. It might be a bit of an overkill for a home theater as you can likely get...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   11-30-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,241
Posted By Chris_Holmes
http://www.movieposterdb.com/movie/0...s-la-lune....

http://www.movieposterdb.com/movie/0...s-la-lune.html (http://www.movieposterdb.com/movie/0000417/Le-voyage-dans-la-lune.html)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-11-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Chris_Holmes
It's remembrance day here and in about 20...

It's remembrance day here and in about 20 minutes there will be services across the country to remember those that have served.
The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month...
My thanks goes...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-08-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,629
Posted By Chris_Holmes
I don't see how that would work with the dimples...

I don't see how that would work with the dimples facing out.... The backfill would cover the channels... the filter fabric is on the flat side it from the looks of it and I don't see how that is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-08-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,629
Posted By Chris_Holmes
I just did an addition this past summer and used...

I just did an addition this past summer and used the dimple membrane. In my case I used Insulated concrete forms for the basement and that came with a peel and stick butyl membrane. I added the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-08-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,053
Posted By Chris_Holmes
Same sentiments as BIG... If I had the room I...

Same sentiments as BIG...
If I had the room I would have used a riser and more seating, however, I was limited by headroom and length. The bar seating solved that and allowed me to add four more...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-30-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By Chris_Holmes
Nice Job!...

Nice Job! http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-29-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 634,832
Posted By Chris_Holmes
Here is mine whcih I've been enjoying for the...

Here is mine whcih I've been enjoying for the past 6 months. There is a thread about it buried in this section somewhere... :-)
Basics:
All DIY except the carpet.
Panasonic AE4000 PJ
Yamaha 7.1...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-14-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,124
Posted By Chris_Holmes
Take a look at some of the tiles that came up...

Take a look at some of the tiles that came up easily. Look at the back and see how many voids there are in the mortar. If he did it "right" you should have needed a jackhammer to remove those tiles....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-13-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,404
Posted By Chris_Holmes
This is mine.... I used counter height stools....

This is mine....
I used counter height stools.
http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb215/Zbeest/Sandford%20Reno/Home%20Theater/IMG_0895.jpg
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-02-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,953
Posted By Chris_Holmes
I was going to say conduit also -might be able...

I was going to say conduit also -might be able to use 1 1/4" PVC and then paint it with plastic paint to match the ceiling. You can then hunt around for pipe hangers that will allow you to screw a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-01-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,644
Posted By Chris_Holmes
That house is 52 years old? I ask because that...

That house is 52 years old? I ask because that looks like a poured concrete basement with Steel I-beam. 50 years ago I think they were still using concrete block foundations and built up dimensional...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-01-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,928
Posted By Chris_Holmes
When I installed my subfloor in the basement I...

When I installed my subfloor in the basement I must have used well over 150 Tapcons. As you've found out the trick is to get a good bite (1" min). The other thing is to make sure the hole is at...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-30-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By Chris_Holmes
I'm adding an addition to my house now and have...

I'm adding an addition to my house now and have just done the waterproofing. In my case I went with ICF for the basement which came with a "peel and stick" membrane. I went over this with the dimple...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-24-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By Chris_Holmes
http://www.mikeholmesfanforum.com/phpbb3/ ...

http://www.mikeholmesfanforum.com/phpbb3/

No, I'm not related http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/wink.gif
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