We have completely cleaned everything and we are happy to have more floor space. The room feels a lot bigger without the cumbersome TV stand in the way. Below features great ways to rotate and extend the TV to view from different areas. Are you wondering where we got our little table for our charging […]
The cables for the TV were run through the mantle above the fireplace so they come out on the right hand side. The TV bracket chosen was purchase on Amazon for only $99.00! It extends way out and swivels 90 degrees in either direction so I can see it when I am cooking which is […]
Sam wanted to build something of his own while I was occupied with mudding/sanding, mudding/sanding, mudding /sanding. You know how that goes. . .you have to get it to smooth perfection before the primer is applied and it takes what seems like FOREVER! My house is a officially a total disaster area. Can’t wait for […]
The decision was made to pull the electricity from upstairs because the brick fireplace and windows made it impossible to fish wire from the basement.
After positioning the TV, the next step is to frame up the space that will hold the bracket out of direct eyesight. Peter cut out 3 vertical 2×4 supports (outside supports 1st leaving the middle one in until the new supports are installed). The pictures below illustrate the tools used and the process. A circular […]
The wall was made of a material called rock-lath. A description of that material is found here http://www.usinspect.com/resources-for-you/house-facts/basic-components-and-systems-home/interior-home/wall-and-ceiling-cove-2 This was quite a bit harder and messier than drywall due to the plaster coating on the material. There are always surprises when you open up a wall and we were lucky this time. Only one surprise! The wire mesh around […]
As we were shopping for a bracket to mount the TV, there were a few things we had in mind. We wanted to make sure we could see the TV from the kitchen so we needed to be able to rotate the TV toward the kitchen and we also wanted to be able to tilt […]