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Forum: Showcase - Before and After 02-17-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

Thank you.. The chest burster was 3D printed.. From e bay..

I've also made a Shawshank bible.. With a hammer made from scratch.. All from steel.. I'm happy with the hammer.. But not the bible.. So...
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 02-17-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

Done a little more on my "Aliens props" display in the stairwell into the basement

The chest burster has been coated in epoxy resin to help give it that "wet look"

Aliens chest burster prop...
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 12-02-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

Ive been busy adding a small bathroom in the basement of our 117 year old house..

A bit to do yet.. But you get the idea

London phone box bathroom door - YouTube
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 11-19-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

Thank you.. Spent a lot of time planning.. Most of the Youtube videos ive seen have a wire or string that you pull to open the door.. Not really my style.. And not very secure lol.. And some look...
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 11-18-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

Finally finished the trim around book case last night

Happy with how it all looks now once the door is shut

Finally finished the trim around the secret bookcase door - YouTube
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 11-15-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,121
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Bar/arcade

As I mentioned at the start.. I dug 33 tons of clay out by hand.. And laid 8 tons of concrete.. Also by hand..

This short video shows you the room after the concrete went in.. Before the damp...
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 11-15-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

Started on the small toilet/basin room.. Which is in the basement.. Just off of the room that will eventually become the cinema room

5000 (roughly) scrabble tiles laid.. One at a time.. Epoxy...
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 11-13-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

A small update... Panelling now finished..

Shawshank bible done.. For now.. Not happy with it.. But too many other things to do first..

Still need to make the 3rd Hot Toys figures display...
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 09-26-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,121
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Bar/arcade

Thank you..

I used this video for connecting them up as an intercom..

Build an Intercom using two old Telephones - YouTube
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 09-22-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,121
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Bar/arcade

Minor update.. Our kitchen is on the next floor up from the bar.. And at the opposite end of the house.. With the bar being pretty extensively sound proofed its impossible to hear people in the...
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 08-31-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

Got 2 of the 3 "Hot Toys" cabinets built..

And my first Hot Toy figure in the cabinet..

A few film props up..

I found a secret room in my house!!! - YouTube
Forum: Other Projects Indoors or Out 08-25-2018, 02:35 AM
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Views: 481
Posted By Holedigger74
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 08-15-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,121
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Bar/arcade

Lol.. I'm guessing you approve?

Plan is some movie posters with a prop replica for each poster.. Silence of the lambs.. And Hannibal's face guard.. Shawshank Redemption and Andy's bible with the...
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 08-15-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,121
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Bar/arcade

Oh and progress on the "space dolly" cabinets

2 of 3 built.. Custom made to display Hot Toys figures.. Which I will start collecting soon.. Hopefully..

Hot Toys custom cabinets - YouTube
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 08-15-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,121
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Bar/arcade

I finally have the MAME cabinet second feed to the 55" bar TV.. The thinking being when we have "friendly "competitions" of say Street Fighter 2 and winner stays on.. Everyone else can watch the...
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 08-08-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,121
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Bar/arcade

A recent visitor to our basement suggested that I find a local interior designer to work with..

When I asked why he replied "so they could improve on my ideas"

Excuse me?!?!? Improve how? I...
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 08-08-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

Thank you.. I spend a fair amount of time on the net looking for ideas.. And ways of making ideas work lol
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 08-08-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,121
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Bar/arcade

Thank you.. Its been a lot of work.. And finding hours to work on it is getting harder.. Lol but we are getting there
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 08-08-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,121
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Bar/arcade

The MAME cabinet now works.. Just need to get the art work on

Bar / Arcade update MAME cabinet working - YouTube
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 08-08-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

Stair lights sorted too now

Sequential stair lights test - YouTube
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 08-08-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

A little update.. Some of the paneling is up.. And finished my Aliens Pulse Rifle display case

Aliens Pulse Rifle display - YouTube
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 07-08-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

I now have a working MAME arcade cabinet (all home made)

The cabinet was designed as a 'sit down' hence the size of the control panel

Bar / Arcade update MAME cabinet working - YouTube
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 06-21-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

I think I mentioned before somewhere that our basement has 2 stair cases. One internal (the one in the video) and an external one.

The internal one being accessed via the semi armoured bookcase...
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 06-20-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

As you pass through the book case door there is a door to outside which is opposite.. This currently leads to a secure outdoor space.

In the next few months this area will get a roof.. And steel...
Forum: Showcase - Before and After 06-20-2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,069
Posted By Holedigger74
Re: Secret bookcase door project

I should of said.. The flickering of the LEDs is only on camera.. In person there is zero flicker..

The stair light module was from HOME - FireflyGlow (http://www.firefly-glow.com)

And ive been...
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