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post #1 of 37 Old 12-01-2014, 03:41 PM - Thread Starter
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Pioneer Peak Pictures

First of all, I would like to extend a HUGE Thank You! to the leaders of AVS forums for all the inspiration and knowledge you have shared. BigMouthDC!, Cinemar, Dennis Erskine, and the rest. Without you all, i would definitely would not have had the ideas to do what i am doing. Thank you!

Second, Life happens. We all have grande ideas of what we would like to see in our own rooms. Time and Money. that's what it takes. Devotion of every day going in and making it happen when you are a one person show, with outside help every now and then, and of course, the wife, kids, the dreaded work obligation, snow shoveling, and fun. Hang in there.

This is my 3rd year building, this being an on again and off again project. I had to build a shed, build a 24 x 32' addition at the parents house. Remodel a rental property, and finally have found time in the recent past to devote to the HT effort i began 3 years ago, and pretty much moth balled the HT until recently. I still read all the forums though. That has inspired me to pick it up again, that, and a little money in hand.

Started in 2011. cleared the room. built a riser. then thought, "I should do some research... "... and some more.. and some more... and...and...

So here goes.
Did a layout of stuff about 10 times. still need to update as of 12-1-2014.
ill post from the beginning and where i'm at as of now.
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Front Wall
I have changed directions on the display. I was originally going with the 106" multi-format screen from monoprice along with a Epson 3050, or similar, with having a 50" Samsung Plasma as the daily watcher on a movable cart in front, or using the soffit as a swing down screen. All that got nixed.

The wife was not going to have a 50" screen in front, with a 106" screen in the back, just sitting there not getting used.

So, I am now looking at one of the 2 displays in my signature.

Bout more about the wall preparation...

I am planning to build a 2x4 wall flush against the existing wall, and put CO Safe40 in the main cavities. have a large piece of plywood to attach the mount to, approxmate 36" x 48".
this allows me to run the cables, hdmi, speaker, network, etc, in the soffit and then down to the TV and speaker locations.
then i was going to attach a layer of 1" linacoustic, and then cover with the GPower frames with additional linacoustic in those.

Assistance: Are there other suggestions that i should be doing? i was not planning on drywalling the front wall at this point.

Side walls / angles
planning on Gpower frames for the most part on all slants and main reflection walls.
in the alcove, i am planning on a diffuser on the back wall, and a gpowers panel on the frontwall, paint on the window side.

Stage
double layer of 2x6 construction, construction adhesive between both vertical layers of 2x6 to add tightness. i had already purchased and cut the 2x6's prior to actually reading how Big MouthDC builds them. Could not justify rebuiling, or throwing away the wood. tried to follow Bigs and Dennis' build designs to the best i could.
felt on the bottom
Stage is filled with insulation
screwed and glued to framing.
waiting on GG before adding second layer of 19/32" plywood.
was not going to do a 3rd layer.

Riser
Same build method as stage.

Any other thoughts i should be doing? please advise.

Additionally, i'll add more photos of my build process thus far.
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Following the Cinemar build info, here's my version of info.

SEATING
* FRONT ROW: 3 Curved Klausner Black Leather Motorized Recliners
* BACK ROW: Pending

SPEAKERS
* CENTER: Klipsch RC-64 II
* FRONT LEFT/RIGHT: Klipsch RF-82 II
* FRONT WIDE LEFT/RIGHT: Klipsch RS-41
* SURROUND LEFT/RIGHT: Klipsch RS-41
* SURROUND BACK LEFT/RIGHT: Klipsch RS-41---UPDATE 12-6-2014: Upgraded to Klipsch RS-42 II when picking up the gear.
* SUB1: Klipsch R112SW
* SUB2: Klipsch R112SW
* ATMOS TFR: Klipsch CDT-3650-CII
* ATMOS TFL: Klipsch CDT-3650-CII
* ATMOS TRR: Klipsch CDT-3650-CII
* ATMOS TRL: Klipsch CDT-3650-CII

ROOM DIMENSIONS & MEASUREMENTS
* IN the RAW 28' Deep x 22'3" Wide at Largest measurements.
* SLANTS OF CEILING/WALL PROHIBIT USAGE OF ~25% of the room.

* Front Row: ~13'0" from Front of Seat to screen
* Back Row: ~18'0" from Front of Seat to screen

EQUIPMENT
* RECEIVER: Denon AVR-X7200W-HDCP 2.2 upgrade pending.
* AMP: Emotiva XPA-7
* BLU-RAY PLAYER: Pending (Targeting Oppo BDP-103D)
* GAMING: PS3
* POWER CONDITIONER: Pending (Monster, APC, Panamax, something)
* STORAGE: Synology DS1813+ (8x2TB, RAID5)
* TV: Pending Purchase 4k TV 120hz. etc, etc.

* TABLET/iPAD/PHONE USER INTERFACE: iRule
* REMOTE CONTROL: Pending Purchase Harmony Something, must be "Wife Friendly"
* LIGHTING CONTROL: Insteon
* THERMOSTAT CONTROL: Proliphix NT-20E Thermostat

CARPETING
* Pending Purchase once room is close to completion.

FABRIC & PAINT
* Paint - Sherwin Williams 7074 Software
* Paint - Sherwin Williams 7658 Gray Clouds
* Paint - Sherwin Williams 7674 Peppercorn
* Wall Frames - Guilford of Maine Anchorage 2335, Color Wolf Gray 2027
* Wall Frames - Guilford of Maine Auster 2537, Color Silverdust 012
* Wall Frames - Guilford of Maine Anchorage 2335, Color Onyx 2016, Black Fabric
* All soffit and ceiling panels Guilford of Maine Anchorage 2335, Color Onyx 2016


SOUND PROOFING
The room is above a 3 car garage and on the far side of the house. Most walls will be treated with minimum 1" linaccoustic with Stretcher Bars
Front wall and rack closet and bar wall all Roxul insulation inside.
stage and riser full insulated with R-21 per Erskines designs. second floor prohibits sand in stage.

PAINTED STAR CEILING
* I wish...NightSkyMurals?

VIRTUAL MOVIE POSTER
* A 32" LED TV mounted in Portrait displays the Cover Art of the currently movies along with statistics like: Number of Movies watched in theater, Minutes remaining of playing movies, movies coming soon. This came from meyer64 on AVS forums.

D-BOX MOTION PLATFORM
Not to be installed, but conduit installed for front row when price is more affordable. Yeah Right!

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Shaping up to be a very nice build!!! Bet your so excited it's moving forward now!
Yes, i am very much so. I bought most of the gear in the last 45 days and all of it's coming in... there doesn't seem to be as many hours in the day to get this done faster.

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For those of you wondering why i call the theater Pioneer Peak Pictures in The Great White North.
I live up here in Alaska and it's typically white, aka allot of snow.

Pioneer Peak is out my back door.
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Wow, that's a beautiful view! I hate cold weather, but for such a sight it's almost worth it.

The room looks promising, congrats. Having the first row at 13' is a bit more than most builds here, but since it's not a projector and a fully dedicate theater it makes sense.
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Looks like a great plan and a great start. If I am reading correctly you are designing to use the new Atmos system so I am very interested to see what you think of it once more Atmos movies come out.
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Looks like a great plan and a great start. If I am reading correctly you are designing to use the new Atmos system so I am very interested to see what you think of it once more Atmos movies come out.
I will share what ever I can gleam of feedback.
Atmos seems to be pretty nice overall for the immersion aspect. I just wish receivers had more than a .4 support, not that my space could handle that, but always want to see a little more I guess.

The reference system at the front of the Dolby Atmos guide seems to show a rather large system, aka commercial.
What about the HT that say have a 3rd row seating that would need a little more processing for front,middle, and rear?
I guess we will see overtime between Atmos and Auro3d as far as adoption.

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Received the box of GG today. I was hoping to finish the riser, then move back to working on the stage with th GG and the second layer, of plywood but just ran out of time.
What was Completed today.
1st layer completed and bass trap ports cut. 2nd layer of plywood all cut to shape on the riser and the edges were routered. Now I have to pull off all the plywood again and mark the bass trap ports and cut them out on the second layer only.

Back at it tomorrow after work. Hopefully the commute home isn't 90 minutes again. Summer time is only 50 minutes door to door.
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Well.. worked on pulling off all the layers of plywood to cut the top layer venting into it. Dennis E. i think says to use the 4x10" vents, however, i used 2x10" vents for the much smaller riser than his traditional bass trap riser designs are.
I am not sure how to go about recalculating the frequency response on this now, but i think it will be more broad spectrum based on what i have been reading.



Additionally, we have all the colors samples. Stopped at Carpet World to get new samples of carpet, as Home Depot stopped carrying the original selection we had chose.



I ended up getting 21 different GOM samples. all within the color pallet we have choosen.

We narrowed it down to a handful of choices, but, still becomes a difficult choice. I have a new respect for those that have a minds eye to coordinate all of these types of colors and actually make it look good on some of the DIY shows you watch. At least my daughter and I had a good time selecting all the choices.

Also received the "step lights" from amazon. Royal pacific lights. suppose to be able to fit in the 1-gang electrical box(8905WH), however, what they sent were the much larger "step lights" (8904SL LED). i was kinda shock on how i was going to fit this light in. oh well.. guess i'll send them back and have them ship me what i ordered..

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I know all about delays and having to do other projects in the house. I just restarted after a four year break :-)
I will follow your thread, since you are doing some of the same things as I am doing, like bass trap in riser and Atmos.

I envy you on the GOM color picking process - mine was so rushed since I was moving back to Denmark from Alabama and wanted to order enough GOM for the project before my container was shipped... I ended up having Bryan Pape pick them for me, based on my two requirements of dark (for picture quality) and classic. I now have a roll of burgundy and a roll of black. It will work, but I might have picked something else after spending 100+ hours more on avsforum :-D

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Very productive day yesterday.

My wife and I finished the riser and the stage yesterday with the GG and top layer of plywood. Green checks on the project list is always a win.


Then we moved onto painting the front wall and the 2x4"'s. Not that we expect to see any of this wood once the front wall is completed, however, if something happens to show through, I didn't want any raw colored wood appearing. Plus it has an appealing affect when it's all black on what the final product is going to look like anyway.

Had to wait for paint to dry. So we decided to head to Image Audio, the local electronic dealer, and happens to be the company I bought amost of all my speaker gear from. Needed to get a mount for the new TV. Wanted to have that in hand.

The guy I was working with for the last 3 months was gone. So at that point, I wanted to pick up all my gear, definitely did not want them to lose sight of that.
So what great moment it was.

Such a thing of beauty!


Upgraded the surround back left and right to RS-42's. Better balance with 5.1 content I'm thinking.

I got the OK to move it in the bedroom. I quickly did that before she saw the wall of speakers, and changed her mind.
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x7200W was ordered it this past Monday. 5 benjamins off normal price.
pulled in 4 sets of wires for LCR and Sub#1 to the front, along with 3 HDMI cables. Wanted to make sure i had enough connectivity to the screen for different direct inputs, though most content will run through the new x7200w.

construction of the frames has started. using both types. some of the trickier ones around outlets and in the odd shapes will be made with the GPowers design and the others that are just standard rectangles will be the speed frames. or at least thats the plan.

going to be pulling in more of the speaker wires this weekend, and hopefully should get some additional photos up.

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Received the x7200W on Friday 2-20. Yay. only took 3 weeks, but worth the wait.
Continued the build of the front wall. working with on the slanted wall for the stage. difficult at best with a compound angle in the x,y,z axis. what a PITA. went a bought a new saw because of it. old saw had better days and it was time for a new one. Dewalt DW717. lacking some bells and whistles, but a solid saw overall. nice a smooth on the cuts.

Slow going on the progress, but GOM is also on order, so that will allow for others to assist with putting together the acoustic panels when the GOM arrives.
every other room in the house has something that goes into the media room at this point, so it's getting cluttered and definitely starting to visually see the end room in site.

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What a view! ...Best film right there. https://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?p=29544938
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Status Update

So i thought i would post an update on my progress thus far.

Stage is built, complete with GG, riser is built, again, complete with GG.

Front wall sound absorbed. Corner Base Traps are completed as well. Mineral Wool is itchy! OMG talc powder helps, but definitely does not stop the itch. happy this is completed for the most part.

Pulled in cables to the front wall - hdmi cables, TOS link cable, IR repeater cable, L,C,R and Sub#1 speaker wires, isolated power cable back to the rack of equipment location. most cabling from Monoprice.

Ordered cabinets - changed from the L-shape cabinet layout to just a straight 72" uppers and lower base cabinets. mini fridge cut out on the bottom, and a microwave cutout on top. simple little sink. that's it... saved allot by removing the L-shape.

Speaker Wires installed so far. LCR,Sub1, FWL,SL,SBL..
All rest for Atmos and 11.2 still needing to be installed. Fishing these wires through the drywall was straight forward for the ones completed. the remaining right side is definitely going to be a challenge.

QRD Diffusers - My wife was gracious enough to assist in cutting the blocks up for the diffusers. i think will have 13 total. probably overkill, but i have a cutout cubby in the room towards the front, and i am not wanting to hear reflections at all. My wife and I used the mirror method to find the first reflections. Since we have 45 degree slant walls, the typical elevation locations changed significantly.
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So i haven't upload or shared my progress in awhile, and i truely apologize.

We have made some good progress since the last postings ... as I am sure that everyone who finally gets into the finishing process, the trim work is the most time consuming, as it's the final product everyone will see. I am sure we have some OCD in us all..

Here is a link to my gallery. I'l post some of the key photos and hope you all enjoy.
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Progress Status
Built 13 QRD diffusers. my wife was awesome, she cut everyone of the blocks. We glued them all together. that was 2 weeks of off and on again effort. allot of sawdust.
Front wall, Stage, and riser are all insulated and GG. such a difference.

Decided to go with the stretcher bars instead of the GPower Frames. Much faster assembly and pretty robust. I will have to utilize a combo of both for the specialty shapes on the front wall, but very nice so far.

recessed lights installed and final 3 speaker wires ran in the ceiling for the right half / 3 window side of the room. What a PITA. turned out very nice. Thanks to father-in-law and my wife for the finishing of the ceiling once i got the drywall reinstalled.

room is textured (100%), primed (100%), and painted (85%). Changed out Sherwin Willams Pewter Cast to Sherwin Williams "Software" color. Pewter Cast had too much "brown" and not enough gray. We will finish up painting the first coat and 2nd coats, and work the rest of the items for finish. Of course, there will always be a touch up round of all colors right before the carpet get's laid out.


Current status.
Finishing the electrical outlets in the closet. i have three 20 amp circuits with 4 plugs each. i realize this is probably useless, since ill have a UPS anyway, but, what the heck, it's there, so finishing them off.

Tiling in the kitchenette tonight (6-16-2015) laid the backer board.

Cabinets have been stored in sons bedroom while off to college. Had to move into the room to give his space back. lol..

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Looking good! Going to be a great room
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This has been a long progress, but it's coming together.
I have plenty to share.

June
Some serious paint was put on the wall.


Tile was installed.



July
July was devoted to fishing, so not to much done on the room.
Dipnetting on the Kasilof and the Kenai Rivers.
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August 2015

Devoted to Family Room Rebuild.

End of August 2015 and Early September
Cabinetry Installation





Test Fit of the Rack




Front Wall Build with Fir strips to support the frames and Linacoustic

QRD Diffusers in the foreground. Have yet to prime paint and install.

Counter tops are measured and ordered and back splash look decent.



Link to all photos.


Depending on how th yard clean up and preparations for the garage this week and next happen, hopefully i make it to installing linacoustic and frames in short order.
The saws have been removed from the room, so hopefully it will start to keep the dust down. I prolly will have to bring the compound miter saw back in and connect the shop vac to it to use it, it will save a bunch of running up and down the stairs.
Have all speakers and the Denon 7200 just waiting for me.

looking at 4K Tv's. 2015 has allot more choices. OMG.. so nice.

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that's how i spend my july! well and april, may, and june, and a bit of august. lol fishing luckily get to take up a lot of my time in the spring and summer. august's fishing was surf fishing, which i'm i learning but each year we catch more and larger fish. i love surf fishing. if i could buy a beach house just for fishing i would be all over it! next year the yak's are deff coming with us for some use in the bay and the inlets. i think we can do really well.

great room btw! you are plowing right along!

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Garage and lawn picked up. back to the project.

Made some more progress over the past week or so.
Installed all the RC Linaccoustic on the front wall in between the fir'ing strips.




Installed the mounting brackets for the FHL, FHR speakers.


Additionally, determined the installation order of the frames to ensure all transitions are smooth and refined. I don't want to see rough edges.


Panel zero (0) was covered with GOM and installed above the stage last night.



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Over the past week,began the zero panels, aka the soffit underside acoustic treatment. using the USG ceiling tiles from Lowes, cut to shape of the 2nd layer of plywood, glued and stapled usg panels to that. cut to fit with the router table to ensure exact fit, spray with headline glue and let that setup, and then cover in black GOM. some of the dust that is generated from the panels seeps through the GOM, but nothing but a quick shop vacuuming and a stiff brushing over the GOM cleans that up good.

I purchased a pneumatic T50 stapler from Amazon, utilizing T50 1/4" staples. I disabled the "safety" switch, and get the rapid fire . went through 5000 staples in the mere 7 panels that i did hehehe. i have never had so much fun stapling.
I started by using the porter cable stapler in the photos, but it takes way too long for the pneumatic plunger to reset. the surebond stapler is by far superior. heaven forbid i have to re-do any of the panels after the amount of staples i use

7 panels done, only another dozen or so to go.


one of the ceiling speaker cutouts for atmos panel.


What the zero panels look like installed


also received the rack ears for the Denon X7200W from B&H.
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Went fishing with Jeremy of Alaska Drift Away Fishing charter Wednesday this week. 27.5" length by 16" girth Rainbow Trout . Only in Alaska!
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Went fishing with Jeremy of Alaska Drift Away Fishing charter Wednesday this week. 27.5" length by 16" girth Rainbow Trout . Only in Alaska!
What??? You didn't weight it ?

I know, I've heard it before..." The fish was so big, the picture was 2 pounds..."
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What??? You didn't weight it ?

I know, I've heard it before..." The fish was so big, the picture was 2 pounds..."
... I spoke with Jeremy the captain. He's gonna work on getting a scale. He has a measuring board and a fabric tape measure. We didn't have a scale.

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Anyway, completed all "zero" panels this weekend. at least all stapled up with GOM. have to install the last 4 panels vacuum and install the light fixtures.

I thought i liked stapling. 12,500 staples later, I'm kinda burnt out now. lol- unfortunately, i still have wall panels to do. ... and i am running out of GOM.. started with 15yards, but, i guess it will take another 15 to finish it up.




install the last 4 tonight. then finish the light fixture installation. then trim on the side of the soffit.
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Looking good. I love the look of the fabric on the soffit.

I am just barely starting to work on my build, but I could see how the first 5,000 would be fun... and the rest not as much.
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All Done..

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Well.. i must now tell you all the bad... it's with a heavy heart, but the right decision, i had to sell the house.. after all the time.. and planning. and all the work... we had to sell out of Alaska.. it was a fun build.. i did sell the house to a close friend of mine, and he's already finished it with all the gear.. in fact.. he' s invited me over the next time im in AK./

I have a new project in the near future.. but i hope for those of you who have watched me over the years enjoy the final outcome..

Until theater 2.0 fairwell...

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