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  1. Rope tensioned or direct? Wood, PVC, or aluminum frame?

    DIY Screens
    I want a DIY 120" fixed screen that can be easily put up and taken down for storage, transport, and so little kids can't damage it when it's not being used. I know the main approach recommended here is painting. This won't work for me because there's a window in the middle of the wall where I...
  2. GIK Acoustics Reveals new Alpha Wood Series

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Atlanta based GIK Acoustics understands the importance of great sound and they’re passionate about their incredible acoustic products. The company’s bass traps, acoustic panels, and diffusors can be found just about anywhere sound is a factor, including recording studios, listening rooms, home...
  3. Elijah Wood and Rainn Wilson Star in the Horror-Comedy, Cooties, Arriving on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD December 1

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    School lunches will forever be tainted after the disturbing and hilarious Cootiesarrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital HD December 1 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The "funny, gory and brilliant" (dallasmoviescreenings.com) film is currently available On...
  4. Anybody tried these? Wood fiber wall panels

    Home Audio Acoustics
    These look pretty nice. Has anyone tried these or something made from a similar material? The hexagons look cool http://www.baux.se/woodwool-tiles-hexagon/ There are some other interesting options too http://www.baux.se/acoustic-wood-wool-products/
  5. Recycled Wood Monster sub - Featuring the UM18-22

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Here is my latest contribution to the environment. Built from old scrap wood consisting of 3/4 plywood cabinet doors (top, bottom, sides), two layers of 1/2" plywood on back and two layers 1/2" LDF with an additional finish 1/2" plywood face on front. Stuffed them with old bed pillows and...
  6. Laminating Sub cabinet in real wood?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey all, I'm in the beginning stages of putting together a plan for an LLT build. One of the thoughts I had was to build the core of the enclosure out of MDF (heavily braced of course), and then add a layer of 3/4 inch knotty alder to the outside of the box. I guess the big question here...
  7. Wood Grain Finish on MDF

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I am looking to get a black wood grain finish on my MDF enclosure to match my Polk RTI12's - any suggestions???? Thanks Sean
  8. is it ok to put home theater equipment in wood cabinet

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I converted my old wood fish tank stand and canopy into a entertainment center since the piano black finish of stand matches my speakers and tv.. just wanted to make sure as I have a onkyo 906 receiver and they can run hot.. cabinet closes in front but back is open and its 7 inches away from...
  9. T- nuts or wood screws

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey all, I'm in the cabinet design phase for a SI HT 18 I pre-ordered yesterday. Its going in a sealed box. Im planning on a thick baffle, at least double thick maybe thicker. Im using MDF throughout but have been reading some comments on the use of t-nuts and bolts for the driver. I have used...
  10. SMPTE 2012: Anthony Wood Predicts the Future of TV Will Be Streaming

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: The Hollywood Reporter
  11. wood acoustic panel?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Is wood a good choice for some sort of acoustic dampner behind the front mains? I made a couple of these up out of an old shipping crate and some spare copper wire. I would like to place these on the front wall behind the front main speakers but, if it's going to create a sound issue then they...
  12. Wood for cabinet

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi everyone I'm thinking of building my first diy sealed sub with a 18" 5400, and I'm reading that mdf or baltic birch is prefered. But what I would to do is use a large plate of oak or walnut (usually used for kitchen counters) like the one I've attached in the photo - 1.5" thick oak. I figure...
  13. How do you de-couple speakers on wood desk ?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Have some bigger mixing near field monitors on a wooden desk ; how should I decouple ?? have used foam Mo pads in the past . Really can't use separate stands... Any Ideas?? TX
  14. Wood working requirments

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have considered doing a DIY sub, but I do not have any experience in doing wood working. I feel that I could cut the MDF and put the pieces together, but I have fears that I could not make the seams and finish look at all like a manufactured sub. Are there some tutorials that would give me the...
  15. The wood for the trees

    REW Forum
    I'm just reaching the end of the help documents, and I just have a very broad question that will be obvious to most REW users. It's mainly just to do with the whole process. Once good analysis has been achieved, resonances found, EQ filters generated etc. What then? Is the idea that the EQ...
  16. Wood or concrete?

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I don't yet have a sub and the wood/concrete issue has crossed my mind. Currently, my system is upstairs in the living room. The floor is made of wooden joists, 3/4" plywood and then another 3/4" T&G wooden floor. Given that I do not yet have a subwoofer, when my speakers currently play a low...
  17. Wood Smart Hi-Fi Not So Smart......... Help Please!

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I have Direct Tv and Parasound- cd,digital decoder, processor,and a hca 1205a amp. And of course tv, need help with hooking it up so it all works together. Really would appreciate some help............ :huh::scratch: Thanks alot......srahn12
  18. Wood prices, Ouch!

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Just left menards, i was picking up underlayment for my moms floor as she had a little disaster over the winter with broken water pipes so i'm helping to save her a buck or two by doing some of the work for her. Anyways i was also going to pick up some 3/4'' OSB for some shelvs for my garage...
  19. Wood staining and finishing

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi there, I wasn't sure where to put this thread but I need to finish my subs. I have bought some american white oak veneer sheets and want to stain them to match my cherry Monitor Audio RS6's and give them the gloss look aswell but I am not sure what is the best way to do this. I would...