"Cain's Lair Theater" Construction Photos
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May 26, 2002
(The Theater is 95% complete)
We had our Premier the night of May 17, 2002.
 "Last of the Mohicans" was enjoyed by all.

Construction Photos 

Fabric Installation Started!!

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Right wall center panel


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Right wall Right Surround Speaker column

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Closeup corner of column and soffit

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Rear of room, secret door


Carpet installed, Theatershield and poly batting up!

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Front, Screen wall


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Right Wall

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Left Wall

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Rear Wall

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Mike Favors, the carpet guy, makes a final check

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Mr. Favors handiwork..
 (Front Stage) Nice job Mike! 

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Rear door, MDF on piano hinge.  Door into garage. 

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Theatershield and Polyester batting on top half of right wall


Light Trey completed, Screenwall completed, Ceiling cans installed, ready for carpet.

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Front, Screen wall

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Right Wall

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Left Wall

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Rear Wall
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Stewart Screen in the shipping Crate
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Two of my Lazyboy Chairs in the theater for the first time
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Lee, Lew, and Sandy (supervising screen installation)
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Lee takes the wraps off of the screen
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Lee & Lew "working"
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Stewart curved screen in place!
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Close-up of the screen's curve
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Shot from behind the screen


Furring strips almost complete, light trey in-place but not painted, ceiling painted final color, columns painted

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Front, Screen wall

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Right Wall

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Left Wall

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Rear Wall

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Side Surround Speaker

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Light Trey/Soffit
Note: The Light trey strip seen in these pictures will NOT remain white, it will be painted the ceiling color.


Columns complete, platform complete, rack installed, furring strips and baseboard installation started

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Front, Screen wall
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Right Wall
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Left Wall, Equipment Rack in place
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Rear Wall

Front, Sides, Rear & Speaker Column Close-ups

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Front, Screen wall 
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Right Wall
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Left Wall
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Rear Wall
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Lew inserts speaker section of rear surround speaker column
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Shot of rear surround speaker column
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Rear Left Surround Speaker in Speaker column from front
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Rear Left Surround in Speaker column from side
 (fits like a glove!)


Rear Seating Platform & HVAC Columns Built

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Lew starts seating platform 
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Seating platform
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Seating platform
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Seating platform stuffed with insulation, ready for first layer of plywood
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Seating platform gets first of three layers of plywood
 (each layer separated by 30 lb roofing felt)
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Platform with all three layers of plywood
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Front right HVAC Column
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Right side finished HVAC supply columns


All Soffits Finished, Ready for Rear Platform Construction

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Front, Screen wall 
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Right Wall
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Left Wall
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Rear Wall
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Screen wall from ceiling, shows stage better
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Stage shown from side, shows front radius better
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Cutaway detail of rear soffit, shows light tray on left
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Front right stage,
shows front light tray miter


First Brief Screening

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First Customers!! 
(My Mom and my Aunt Alice
{the Theater's Interior Designer})
(Note: Projector mounting is temporary!)
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(Note: Image shone on painted sheetrock wall only)


Room given primer coat, and soffit construction begins

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Front, Screen wall 
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Right Wall
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Left Wall
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Rear Wall
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Soffit & Return Box
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Equipment Rack & Power
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Close-up of Front Stage & Radius
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Seleco HT300 (projector) on my Dining Room Table


Click Here to see Pre-January Construction Photos