I was killing time today when I decided to experiment with a sheet of Formica 959-58 (Matte White) that I had stuffed in a corner. The screen is 85 x 48 - 98" diagonal. I built a frame from 1 x 4 poplar, glued a 5mm sheet of luan plywood to the frame, the glued the laminate to the ply. Total weight is 30 - 35 lbs, so 1 person (me) can handle it. I pulled the "Hangman" cleat off my BOC screen and used it to hang the new screen. I took a couple of shots to show how the black color looks. I'm no photographer so be kind. I'm thinking if I don't like the screen after a while, I can always paint it. Total cost was $30 (the laminate was left over from a kitchen I did a couple of years ago. Next is to put together a black velvet frame. That project will have to get done next weekend. Let me know what you think of the pics. Thanks.
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10/22/12 at 6:37pm