Things are shaping up nicely...

Discussion in 'Displays' started by David Head, Nov 6, 2003.

  1. David Head

    David Head Second Unit

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    Three months ago I finally got my first HDTV. I used to have a 32" TV in an entertainment center:

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    I removed the TV stand and doors to fit a 42" widescreen RPTV:

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    Last week, I built a frame using 1x2 wood and had it covered with AcousTex fabric (made for speaker grills). There are various colors to pick from and I chose Mahogany to match the entertainment center:

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    The fabric actually matches even better than the picture shows. I'm building a second frame with left over fabric to cover the rest of the silver border and allow me to attach mattes for 2:35:1 or 1:33:1 DVDs.

    Greg Loewen is visting me next week to complete the transformation.

    David
     
  2. Neil White

    Neil White Supporting Actor

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    Nice, neat job David.

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  3. David Head

    David Head Second Unit

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    Thanks Neil. I'm going to post some screen shots next week after Greg gets done shuffling the reflective screen to the back and calibrating the inputs.
     
  4. LewB

    LewB Screenwriter

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    I love it ! Is that an Ethan Allen entertainment center ? I have one with a 32" TV in it now and am looking for ideas on how to cram a larger TV into it. I was already planning on removing the doors, but I guess the bottom stand can go too. I never would have thought about the grille fabric, sheer genius !
     
  5. David Head

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    Thanks for the kind words Lew! The entertainment center was custom built for my girlfriend by a local woodshop.
     

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