Category Archives: Edenwilde Theater
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
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
Here are some pics of the hallway leading into the theater. Our popper and fridge are in their spots and are ready for enjoyment!
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.
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
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
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
As in my previous theater, I was going to use columns to accent the room and hide the side and surround speakers. The columns are simply MDF that I wrapped in the same fabric used throughout the room. To secure … Continue reading
When my wife and I had originally toured the home nearly a year ago, we knew that when we built the theater we wanted to try to match the carpet that was already used throughout the basement. It was a … Continue reading
Before any carpeting was to be installed, I wanted to get the theater ceiling and hallway painted, this way I didn’t have to worry about covering the floor. Per a recommendation from AVS, I used a grey primer for the … Continue reading