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Hey everyone. Just thought it would be cool to have a thread where everyone can post pics of there hard work. Just post a pic or two of your screen and tell us how you made it. Thanks everyone!
 

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Where they belong... behind the screen

So when guests come, and ask: "Wow! That sounds great, what do you have Bose?" You reply: "Yep. Bose Executive platinum series."
 

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Here is my Mini-IMAX before the subwoofers all lights on. Second picture is what the two 12” subs are like in place.






Screen shot with lights out 4:3 screen self masking on 16:9 movie.

 

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Inside: painted wall using Valspar plank grey on flat black background




Outside: Main 165" comprises of four cardboard panels painted with leftover white paint. Garage screen 1 are two panels of Walmart frosted shower curtains taped together and Garage screen 2 is 6 mil clear visquine (or plastic painter's tarp) folded over to become 12 mil screen. Used only for holidays (like Halloween)


Main and Garage screen 1



Garage screen 2 with flash and without flash






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I actually just built mine today dont have a piccy with a projected image on it yet but I will tomorrow




Looks great. What is it made of and how big?
 

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Paint: BlackFlame SuperLite painted on to gloss white base coat
Substrate: 1/2" MDF
Size: 94"
Trim: 1x3 poplar wrapped in Black Fidellio Velvet
Projector: Infocus 4805 (Low power mode)
Other: Hung using dual horizontal french cleats (3/4" MDF)

Base Coat


BlackFlame SuperLite Coats


Velvet Frame


Velvet Frame attached to Screen


French Cleats attached to wall



Finished




 

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Mynym,


Hey i like your screen, couple question How did you attach the screen to the Velvet border? Also because it is MDF the screen must be a heavy Beast.


And lastly is Black Flame a paint you can buy or is it a mixture of paints? And how easy was it to roll it on? Was it smooth? What kind of roller did you use?


Sorry for all the questions i'm building my screen soon as well and want to make it look as good as possible.
 

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Mynym,


Hey i like your screen, couple question How did you attach the screen to the Velvet border? Also because it is MDF the screen must be a heavy Beast.


And lastly is Black Flame a paint you can buy or is it a mixture of paints? And how easy was it to roll it on? Was it smooth? What kind of roller did you use?


Sorry for all the questions i'm building my screen soon as well and want to make it look as good as possible.

I attached the screen to the 1"x3" poplar with drywall screws.


The screen is certainly heavy. I choose 1/2" MDF because my method of hanging had to be a french cleat and the cleats needed something to grip on to.


I mixed my own Black Flame paint up because at the time BlackFlame wasn't commercially available. It is a hard mix to get perfect. To get the perfect mix I used measuring syringes (Tractor supply has large 60ml ones).
 

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Looks great. What is it made of and how big?

Its made using the black out cloth from a fabric store, fir wood and black velvet for the edges. Its 101 inch diagonal we are loving it so far more piccys below.







 

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This is a 1/2" thick 54x120" Gatorfoam board with a 2" sticky-back felt border. Sits in front of my 60" Sony RPTV on a couple of wood bookend-style brackets, with another wood piece up top to hold it steady (can't be seen in the pic). The Gatorfoam is light enough that I can take it down and put it back myself. Bright white, whiter than any paint sample chip I can find. Great screen for
 

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Laserfan, very nice. Is that Gatorfoam painted or not?

Thanks! No, I've left it the way it comes, bright white, smooth finish. I might paint the other side though--thinking maybe Black Widow or something. Nice to have options...
 

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It's 110" DW laminate, floating 4" off the wall, that's been painted many times, now it's the Black Widow !

Very nice. How do you have it attached to the wall? I may need some method like that (depending on how you did it) since my screen will be in front of a window. My wife is OK with me blocking the window, but I'm not removing the window. So now I need to figure out how to attach a 92" - 100" diagonal screen with a 75" wide window behind it.


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This is a 1/2" thick 54x120" Gatorfoam board with a 2" sticky-back felt border. Sits in front of my 60" Sony RPTV on a couple of wood bookend-style brackets, with another wood piece up top to hold it steady (can't be seen in the pic). The Gatorfoam is light enough that I can take it down and put it back myself. Bright white, whiter than any paint sample chip I can find. Great screen for
 
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