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Discussion in 'Home Cinema Building DIY' started by louishm, Jul 18, 2005.

  1. louishm

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    :thumbsup: finally moved in and work on my hc has started already.. the old boiler has been ripped out although it took 3 of us to get it up the stairs. the asphalters have done the cellar floor this morning... will post some pics as soon as i remember where i packed my camera
     
  2. louishm

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    found my camera:
    the room is 13ft x 13ft but the shelf where the boxes are stored goes back another 3ft and this is where the screen wil sit
     

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  3. louishm

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    the first pic here shows where the old boiler sat:
    this will be shelved out now and house all the av equipment.

    the second pic shows that the previous owners had attempted to do the ceilling (not very well). this will be removed, the joist filled with kingspan and then double plasterboarded.

    third pic: this was only done this morning the whole cellar was asphalted as the original floor was not very even

    will post more pics when i get some more done. i would appreciate any comments or suggestions
     

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    Takes me back to when i had mine done :)

    Are you tanking the cellar?
     
  5. louishm

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    wont be tanking, the survey came back that the cellar was dry.
    i will be either dry lining the walls or having them skimmed i need to work out which one will best suit my budget.

    by the way i am after a 10m sub woofer lead, is this just an rca lead or do i have to buy a specific sub lead?
     
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    Subwoofer cables are prone to mains interference, best to get a dedicated one. Look in the powerbuys sections for mark grants cables.

    Regards,

    SB
     
  7. louishm

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    cheers

    paul
     
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    Coming along nicely mate.
    Keep us up to date with your project.
    Don't forget though, keep a little space for the
    BEER FRIDGE............ :smashin:

    Johnny.
     
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    got a bit more done today:

    managed to get it wired today (power,lighting,av) especially the socket for the beer fridge (cheers johnny),you can see a better picture of where the screen will sit now that i have moved all the boxes.
    the two single back boxes you can see to the right of the third picture are for 2 spur units, one will power all the power points for the av equipment the other will power the pj.
    hope to get the ceilling boarded on sat will take some more pics then


    cheers
    paul
     

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    got the ceilling boarded this morning 2 mates came round at 8.30 we went for the stuff and had it done by 12.30. i have come to the conclusion its not what you know but who you know..
    the ceillinf was filled with 80mm kingspan and then 75mm rock wool. i wanted to use kingspan first because the floring in the room above is polished floor boards and didint want any rockwool dust going through the boards.
     

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    Louis

    Looking good :thumbsup:
     
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    just keeping you all up to date:
    ceilling plastered now and the shelf where the screen will sit has been asphalted and the hole at the back bricked up.
    all frame work has now been done (door and gas meter) ready to be dry lined on wed morning.
    i have worked the cost of this project out and the build will end up costing me less than £1000 thats without decor and carpets, as you can tell i have called alot of favours in
     

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    all the dry lining has been done now and the screen is in place, after having a test run with the pj on a piece of plaster board i decided to get the bloke doing the dry lining to fix a permanent piece in,
     

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