Completed My Custom Backlit Poster Box

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  1. Jay Mitchosky

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    Hey All

    I finished my latest project: a backlit poster box for the foyer of my theater. Detailed here. I had started this project as a simple poster frame (from HT Market) glitzed up with perimeter rope lighting. My original intent was always to purchase a commerical box and inset it into the wall but I decided to make it a permanent built in.

    The results were excellent - I couldn't be more pleased. Looking forward to your feedback.
     
  2. Michael Whitney

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    Beautiful Work. Really Looks Nice.
     
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    Very well done. Great walkthrough.
     
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    Very nice Jay. Looks great!

    David
     
  5. Jay Mitchosky

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    Thanks guys.

    I'm curious if anyone might know the answer to this. Is there a UV protection product that can be applied as a plastic sheet to the back of my plexiglass backboard? I don't know how much of an issue UV rays will be to the wear and tear of the poster given it's not on very often. But I might as well be safe rather then sorry. I picture a product that is a thin sheet that adheres like the little screen protectors you can buy for PDAs. Just roll out the bubbles as you're done.
     
  6. Andrew Pratt

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    Try some of the automotive parts stores and see what they have. I know some of the roll on tinting film's have UV protection so they may have one that would work.

    For example here's one of the first hits I got from a quick google query

    http://www.tintcenter.com/films/solargard/sg_nr_uv/
     
  7. Jay Mitchosky

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    Thanks. I had found a link earlier to Solarguard and that stuff is pretty expensive. Might have been looking at the wrong product.
     
  8. Jay Mitchosky

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    I found a UV solution locally through an autoglass store. Got a role of UV film that I secured against the inside of the plexiglass sheet.
     

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