Author Archives: Brian

2014 – The Queen City

After a short stint in Atlanta, my wife and I decided to move again. We still wanted a warmer climate than Ohio, so we moved 3 hours north to Charlotte. I had thought I was done when I completed Theater … Continue reading

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A new beginning…

Charlotte –

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Tada…2.0 completed!

Although posting this in November, Theater 2.0 was fully functional back in February. From tear down to functional finish, it took me just about 11 months. I learned a lot of new skills along the way and am very proud … Continue reading

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Posters

The final touch to the theater and hallway were the lighted posters. In addition to standard backlit posters, I wanted to build a marquee poster box as well, to go at the end of the hall. For the standard boxes, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new site…

After a long time away from my old site, I thought it would be good to get back to writing some “Opinionated” posts. ¬†However, my old site was using some custom code that no longer works with my host’s systems … Continue reading

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Hallway

Here are some pics of the hallway leading into the theater. Our popper and fridge are in their spots and are ready for enjoyment!

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Trim

With all the components in place, all that was left to do was the base and chair trim around the room. I decided to use flat black this time and think it came out great.

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Screen

Despite having the projector and chairs since the end of December, the theater was essentially useless since we didn’t have a screen. Due to the holidays and other delays, my custom made screen from Jamestown Screens didn’t arrive until February. … Continue reading

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Shelving

You may recall two large cutouts in one of the the hallway walls. These are where the shelving units will be located. To build the units, I used pre-made shelves, MDF and backer board. All the pieces were painted prior … Continue reading

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Acoustical Treatments & Fabric

In order to tame reflections and make sure the proper frequencies are transmitted to the listeners’ ears, acoustical treatments were installed on the walls. OC703 rigid fiberglass boards were secured to the walls up to ear level and standard cotton … Continue reading

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