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What color GOM did you use?

This is the first time I've worked with AcoustiMac fabric. we used http://www.acoustimac.com/dmd-acoustic-fabric/ in brown. Bottom line the fabric is much easier to work with than FR701. It has more stretch and is more forgiving. The finish is a little more refined than the FR701, more of a knitted look, if those colors are in your plans it is worth getting a sample and see if your like it.
 

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Big or NYG,

how much space did you between the frame moulding and the corners of walls, ceiling, and chair rail?
 

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2 1/2 inches. You could go as big as 3 1/2 and I think it would look fine. I just cut a block of wood that was 2 1/2 plus the width of the frame molding (1 5/8) and went around the room with a sharpie and marked the locations of the fabric areas, then banged up furring and mounted to the marks.
 

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This is the first time I've worked with AcoustiMac fabric. we used http://www.acoustimac.com/dmd-acoustic-fabric/ in brown. Bottom line the fabric is much easier to work with than FR701. It has more stretch and is more forgiving. The finish is a little more refined than the FR701, more of a knitted look, if those colors are in your plans it is worth getting a sample and see if your like it.

Site says it is acoustic fabric, but would it pass for AT?

nvm...further reading on the site says it is...

You have first hand experience Big...is it AT? (can't always believe the marketing...and I remember the big todo over FR701, a while back...)
 

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It may actually be more transparent with a looser weave than FR701. So much that you need to consider how to make everything behind it the same color or the contrast will be evident. Order a sample and compare with a GOM sample.

 

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2 1/2 inches. You could go as big as 3 1/2 and I think it would look fine. I just cut a block of wood that was 2 1/2 plus the width of the frame molding (1 5/8) and went around the room with a sharpie and marked the locations of the fabric areas, then banged up furring and mounted to the marks.

Great question Larry - Thanks Big - I seem to learn a new tip or trick reading your builds every day!


Keeps me motivated to keep working on my HT!
 

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2 1/2 inches. You could go as big as 3 1/2 and I think it would look fine. I just cut a block of wood that was 2 1/2 plus the width of the frame molding (1 5/8) and went around the room with a sharpie and marked the locations of the fabric areas, then banged up furring and mounted to the marks.
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Great question Larry - Thanks Big - I seem to learn a new tip or trick reading your builds every day!


Keeps me motivated to keep working on my HT!

I think I am going to shoot for 3 1/2" to maybe 3 3/4"


I started at 4" and shot a laser line across the room. The distance to my moulding varied from 4" to 4 1/4" which is nice to only have a 1/4" wave in my soffit...I should have planned my upside down baseboard moulding a tad better and it would have been perfectly straight.
 

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How did you apply the fabric?

I'll be done very shortly on the frames, and I would like to put up 1 piece of fabric. How did you handle corners?
 

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How did you do this trim ? How many pieces is that to get the chair rail type effect sticking out ?

two pieces chair rail backer and the char rail it self i think from what i gather from the pic
 

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two pieces chair rail backer and the char rail it self i think from what i gather from the pic

Looks like that to me

1x4 backer and chair on top


You can add more to it by adding decorative shoe moulding to he top and bottom
 

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Big,


How did you apply the fabric?

I'll be done very shortly on the frames, and I would like to put up 1 piece of fabric. How did you handle corners?

Porter Cable upholstery stapler and 3/8 inch long staples. you attach an oversize piece then get out a fresh blade/scissors and cut to size.


you fold the corners like you fold wrapping paper on a box. then staple.
 
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