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Inspiration for a contemporary underground porcelain floor and white floor basement remodel in Los Angeles with beige walls and no fireplace —  Houzz
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Axis Consulting Services wrote:Nov 7, 2012
Dustin Holdt wrote:Nov 6, 2013
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    Pharaoh Manufacturing
    if you are interested in modern custom game room furniture... you should look us up @ www.pharaohmfg.com
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    Ventana Surfboards & Supplies
    We're happy to help create boards like that from reclaimed wood.
Solace Home Design wrote:Jun 21, 2015
jengeorgeson wrote:Oct 5, 2013
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    About Space Studios
    Hi Jengeorgeson! This room is about 45 ft Long by 19 ft wide, this is including the stairs and elevator.
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    Decorative Glass Solutions

    Lovely colors. Very relaxing atmosphere :)

Vickyc103 wrote:Sep 29, 2012
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    About Space Studios
    Isn't it fabulous? I have to credit the homeowner with having this idea. The fixture was custom made, but truly it iwas relatively simple to construct. The electrician had it fabricated with standard fixture parts, down light fixtures embedded into the bottom of the surfboard, and the whole assembly hung from a stem and canopy through which the wiring is fed. Because you don't see the top of the board, the wiring was just run on top.Any clever electrician with access to a wood shop could duplicate this piece. I hope that helps!!
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    Thank you!!
jcharbonneau wrote:Oct 29, 2014
crys33 wrote:Feb 25, 2013
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    About Space Studios
    The downlights in the drywall are 4" diameter halogen (MR-16). The little lights embedded in the surfboard are LED, probably around 2" diameter and very shallow in height
collins54 wrote:Oct 28, 2015

    What Houzz contributors are saying:

    jess_mcbride
    Jess McBride added this to Elements of Style: The SurfboardJun 2, 2016

    Big Kahuna lighting. Similar to the surfboard-as-shower idea, drilling some holes and adding bulbs can transform an old shorty (or skimboard, wakeboard or kneeboard, if that’s your preference) into a custom light fixture.

    mitchell_parker
    Mitchell Parker added this to Houzz Quiz: What Should You Do With a Basement?Mar 3, 2015

    You should make your basement a …Gamer’s paradise: Basements are great because you can take liberty with the style and purpose of the space in a way you might not in the more public areas of your home. For example, you probably wouldn’t put a pool table smack dab in the middle of your living room. But in a basement? Bring it on! And this California basement has it all: pool table, dartboard, shuffleboard table, suspended train set and cool decor, like a surfboard light fixture and a skateboard display. Game on!See more of this basement

    becky
    Becky Harris added this to Basement of the Week: For the Love of Sports and GamesFeb 11, 2013

    This family loves the outdoors and all kinds of sports, and both loves are reflected throughout the basement. One of the homeowners came up with the idea of the surfboard light over the pool table. "The fixture was custom made, but truly it was relatively simple to construct," Murphy says. "The electrician had it fabricated with standard fixture parts, with downlight fixtures embedded into the bottom of the surfboard. The whole assembly is hung from a stem and canopy that the wiring feeds through. Because you don't see the top of the board, the wiring was just run on top."

    What Houzzers are commenting on:

    ngominger
    ngominger added this to Regent RdJul 12, 2019

    We like A LOT about this room. Awesome light board above pool table.

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