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Thank you. My room measures 15x18, so I guess it's just about square.
Great size. Perfect for a dedicated home theater
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Great size. Perfect for a dedicated home theater
That's funny... Before I started my company, that was the idea for this room... I figured I could do without an office, and I had it all planned out with tiered sitting, 100" screen, and etc...

Maybe that's what the next home owner can do...
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UPDATE 3-22-10

Holy cow, have been working at this room like a dog for the last three days, and it seems like I got a lot accomplished.

Since the last post, I got the floors done, base trim done, painting done, lights done, furniture assembly done, and TV bought...

The only things left to do now is:

1. Finish painting the closet doors
2. Clean up floors for any paint drips
3. Touch up paints here and there
4. Finish painting around the windows
5. Finish Caulking around the door trims
6. Assemble all the workstations back into the office
7. Wire manage all the workstations
8. Install the brand new AC
9. Buy and assemble the new console for the TV
10. Install TV and Audio
11. Put up window treatments
12. Clean up the basement for all the stuff we moved out...

HOLY SHIZZLE... I STILL HAVE CRAP LOADS TO DO...

This project is going to kill me...

Well, enjoy the pics anyway... It's always the details that take the longest time, and it looks like my project won't get done until I get back from ATL for my business trip.

I am so... tired...



UPGRADE!!! I was originally going to just buy a simple 42" LCD TV, but I decided to reward myself with something a bit nicer... I bought this kickazz TV today, because the pic quality seems to be bar none... It's a LG 47" 240hz LCD TV, which is only 1.7" thick!!! It a lot nicer than the one I was originally going to buy... Too bad I won't be able to hook it up until after the trip...



The Doors...



The Floors...







These lights a helluva lot brighter than the ones it replaced, since it uses 4x T8 bulbs each, vs 2x T12s... It looks pretty good too, which nickel trim on both sides...



The closet doors with first coat of primer and paint.




Configuration for the desks were changed from two independent L desks to 1 REALLY BIG "L" desk...





That's me, laying down the last piece of the floor... It was a hard day's work for a not so handy man...


I will be posting pics of the PC installs, which I hope to start tomorrow evening. I am going to HD tomorrow to pick up the new AC unit, and will be installing it after the window gets some fresh paint.

After all that is said and done, I will be posting pics of final BEFORE and AFTER Pics...

I am hoping to do some detailed photos of my rigs as I am blowing them out for dusts, but it is supposed to rain all week, so we will see...

Thanks for watching...
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God, I wish I had my own place lol. All I'm going to be able to do is paint the room.

Very nice though. Just be sure you disable any and all security alarms, etc for me so I don't get caught and arrested =).
    
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God that looks FANTASTIC. It's only been a few days and you've made tooooons of progress since I last saw this. Can't wait to see the finished product, which doesn't look too far off!
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Hey man it's looking good!
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Nice work, it sounded alot like what I did, mine out grew the office and has a equal setup in the living room(folding farm). I also ran 2 dedicated breakers myself...
    
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Thanks everyone... You guys have been a huge motivation so far in this build... So far, pics don't do justice in terms of how everything looks right now... I will be taking the final pics hopefully by next week on Tuesday. Stay tuned!
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Nice work, it sounded alot like what I did, mine out grew the office and has a equal setup in the living room(folding farm). I also ran 2 dedicated breakers myself...
Thanks. I don't fold yet, but I am thinking with all my gears, I should be able to put up some decent contribution, during my off time (which seems to be never, but I guess I do have to sleep once in awhile).
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What are you using for a router?
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