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Just got my ship notification, looking forward to building my next two panels.
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Just got my ship notification. Placed order on May 6th. Been 12 business days and 16 calendar days.

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There's been a lot going on, so I haven't had a chance to build these yet, but hopefully I can make some progress on the frames today.

Until then, here's a look at the printed images, fresh out of their package. One triptych and two individual.







These were a good bit lower resolution than normally recommended, but I think they still turned out great.

I will say that the maths obviously kicked my heiney, because the two individual guitars were meant to be "real life size", but are probably as much as 150% the size of a real guitar.
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There's been a lot going on, so I haven't had a chance to build these yet, but hopefully I can make some progress on the frames today.

Until then, here's a look at the printed images, fresh out of their package. One triptych and two individual.







These were a good bit lower resolution than normally recommended, but I think they still turned out great.

I will say that the maths obviously kicked my heiney, because the two individual guitars were meant to be "real life size", but are probably as much as 150% the size of a real guitar.
Can't wait to see the final products mounted on frames and on the walls. They look really good. The triple panel triptych started out as such a small image (1200 x 504 and just 223KB) and if the math is right on the files I sent, it is 67.5" wide when the panels are put side by side and the files together are over 20MB after enlargements and enhancements. Pretty large, but still looks really good.

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I got the shipment from my fabric designs and I wrapped around my existing acoustic panels. They look phenomenal. See pictures.
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I got the shipment from my fabric designs and I wrapped around my existing acoustic panels. They look phenomenal. See pictures.
The following shows the video of start to finish documenting how I constructed the panels.


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Can't wait to see the final products mounted on frames and on the walls. They look really good. The triple panel triptych started out as such a small image (1200 x 504 and just 223KB) and if the math is right on the files I sent, it is 67.5" wide when the panels are put side by side and the files together are over 20MB after enlargements and enhancements. Pretty large, but still looks really good.
Yeah, I'm pretty excited about the final product. I'll definitely say that my "stapling fabric onto frames" skills have atrophied since I made my theater a couple of years ago, but I did ok. I only finished the triptych so far, but I'll be working on the remaining frames later.

You were definitely right that from about 1-2' away the resolution isn't that hot, but from anything more than that it looks great! I'll say two major lessons learned were:
1) A triptych with something as linear as a guitar is a challenge. Too close and the "triptych feel" is lost, too far apart and the connectivity is broken
2) I need to take better pictures for this posting...

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those that ordered Myfabricdesigns, how are the blacks?
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Fantastic. See my pics. I used performance knit.

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For the best blacks, get the Performance Knit, not the Basic Combed Cotton.

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Fantastic. See my pics. I used performance knit.

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awesome. What's your black screen wall made of?
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awesome. What's your black screen wall made of?
Spandex on left and right and triple black velvet on top and bottom and two small vertical layers between spandex and screen.

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really cool. what's the spandex stretched over? did you build frames and put them flush to the wall?
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The lighting is terrible in my pic, but for comparison: the wall next to it is SW Tricorn black (the flattest, blackest paint they make).

I think it's great black. Not perfect, but really good. Let's just say that after I made the mistake of assembling in the same garage that I sanded in, I was wiping off sawdust forever b/c it really showed up on the black.
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really cool. what's the spandex stretched over? did you build frames and put them flush to the wall?
Yes I did. I built my own acoustic panels. The following shows how I did it. In fact the reason they came out well I suspect is because they have a black spandex backing. I am sorry if I misinterpreted but are you asking for the screen wall or the acoustic panels? In either case I have posted both links below.




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screen wall - awesome, thanks so much!

ok, I watched some of the videos but I didn't see one with the screen wall black going up - is the left and right of the screen just spandex, no roxul?

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Here is where most of the minimalist screen walls all started. I did the same thing and love it. No spandex for me though. I used super AT black "velvet" like material. It absorbs very nicely and looks a tad "classier" than the other materials I could find at the time many years ago.

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Here is where most of the minimalist screen walls all started. I did the same thing and love it. No spandex for me though. I used super AT black "velvet" like material. It absorbs very nicely and looks a tad "classier" than the other materials I could find at the time many years ago.



Click Here -->Minimalist Approach to Screen Wall
I did not do the Minimalist wall. I did more of the regular one.

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I did not do the Minimalist wall. I did more of the regular one.

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Your wall is still pretty minimalistic compared to a traditional on with more bracing between the left and right vertical supports and the side walls and with more supports where the screen goes.
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Your wall is still pretty minimalistic compared to a traditional on with more bracing between the left and right vertical supports and the side walls and with more supports where the screen goes.
No trust me it's not. It's got bracing everywhere. Laterally and horizontally and also between the ceiling joists. The Minimalist post you referred to just uses two goal posts. The following pics will show that it's nowhere close to a Minimalist design.

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Most traditional screen walls are more like this, but ok.... I'm not trying to argue. There is nothing wrong with any of the methods.

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This has just a few additional bracing which was not needed in my case given the other anchor points I am using.

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