Haven't had any time to work much on the HT/basement. This summer has been non-stop since June. What I have accomplished:
1) Finished trimming out the main and rear HT bars
Rear HT Bar
I am pretty happy with how it turned out. Could be worse. I have had about 4 hours this summer to work on this.
2) Ordered Cabinets
Ran into a huge problem with the stain on the bars and trying to match it. I thought about buying unfinished cabinets from Big Orange but they only have oak and when I did a stain test on the oak it was going to look totally different then the wood on the bars. So I decided to not go cheap and spend a few bucks on nice cabinets. Cabinet company was able to bring the design in my head to life on paper. Here it is:
They can match the stain and I will get some nice maple cabinets. Same company did our kitchen cabinets so I trust them. Should be ready in four weeks and will fill in this space...
Find a used server rack and build my equipment area
Should be done by the time the Lions win a regular season game.