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Lower Level Living midcentury-basement

Lower Level Living

Home theater & built in bench
photo by Jeffery Edward Tryon

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ameliayates wrote:
For the ceiling - how did you cut the holes for the lights?
   Comment   October 3, 2013
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With a hole saw drill bit.
October 3, 2013 at 2:01PM     
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grump wrote:
I need help with my walls. - Where can I get wood paneling like that?
   Comment   May 5, 2013
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The panels of plain sliced maple are blueprint matched, meaning the veneer supplier took all of the wood from one tree and numbered the panels in the order they were taken off the tree so they could be placed accordingly. So the grains match from panel to panel. The architect worked with a veneer distributor to select the veneer . Then the veneer was sent to a panel manufacture to by laid up on composite plywood panels. After that the panel where sent to the mill worker to make the the actual panels from a set of approved drawings by the architect. . Its best to work through an architect who has a strong knowledge in woodworking . We here at the PDC would be happy to help you out if so desired.
May 5, 2013 at 10:30AM   
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kcarpenter wrote:
Source for the floor lamp please?
   Comment   April 28, 2013
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Lora Zb
is that a metal ceiling?
June 20, 2013 at 8:37PM   
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It is Aluminum, We used a Fry Reglet acoustical wall panel (pattern B) and fastened it with exposed stainless steel screws and trim washers.
June 21, 2013 at 8:06AM     
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hlsalton wrote:
What was used on the ceiling?
   Comment   November 2, 2012
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We used a Fry Reglet acoustical wall panel (pattern B) and fastened it with exposed stainless steel screws and trim washers.
November 3, 2012 at 5:40AM     
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The panels of plain sliced maple are blueprint matched, meaning the veneer supplier took all of the wood from one tree and numbered the panels in the order they were taken off the tree so they could be placed accordingly. So the grains match from panel to panel, enhancing the banding. Conroy composed a Mondrian-esque composition and mixed in a bit of birdseye maple for subtle contrast. The trees used for the veneer were sustainably harvested, and the plywood backing is sustainable as well.

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