Look what I got for my birthday!

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  1. oscarkat

    oscarkat Happiness is a long hard road. OT Supporter

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    My BF is very good to me (especially since he absolutly hates this chair, how I don't know). Authentic from Herman Miller, certificate to go with it.

    And now the pics! :) (Sorry, still giddy from getting it last night!)
    Ignore the mess, we're still unpacking and preparing for bookcase and stool deliverys this week. Hopefully next week completed pics will be up.


    The wonderful boyfriend (and the couch I posted a while back)
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    This is the stone wall the the BF built for the tv / fireplace and surround sound speaker (the mac mini is currently in the speaker hole). The mirror is going up above the couch as well.
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    Kittah likes the chair too!
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  2. Brujo

    Brujo New Member

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    nice :cool:
     
  3. JustJeff

    JustJeff www.youtube.com/thisisjustjeff

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    Your cat is so cute >.<
     
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    That cat is going to fuck that chair right up :hs:
     
  5. oscarkat

    oscarkat Happiness is a long hard road. OT Supporter

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    :hs: I hope not...
     
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    very nice, and your bf did a good job on the stone work. :bigthumb:
     
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    :coolugh: Pity about the tv mount
     
  8. oscarkat

    oscarkat Happiness is a long hard road. OT Supporter

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    What's wrong with the tv mount? It's recessed in the stone so when you walk in the front door it doesn't jar out or look like it's hanging off, and it's framed in walnut (to be stained / finished this weekend). It's the same wood that our bookcases are made of (which we also pick up this weekend) so everything will tie together. Pics of full process will be posted in a week or so.

    EDIT: a couple other pics, you have me worried now that we should be doing something else here...

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    top portions of bookcases
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    right side base during construction so it should all tie together...
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  9. oscarkat

    oscarkat Happiness is a long hard road. OT Supporter

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    I find it really comfortable, but BF says it's terrible, that it hits on the wrong part of his back but he's 6'4 so we think it's a height issue.
     
  10. nehmia

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    whats the plywood on each side of the stone wall?

    and i would say he should build a coffee table with walnut like the book shelves. the wiring behind the tv should be hidden. i'd say mount the tv so the face of it is parallel with the border, frame the tv inside the recess with walnut, edged with a 2 inch bevel ending at the screen edge.

    im no carpenter and im just throwing ideas out there. :hs: all-in-all i think he is doing a good job, nice work with the book shelves too. this is something i have been wanting to do for a long time, wood working that is.
     
  11. Gomer

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    TV above fire place...uhhhh....smart.

    Nice job forfeiting your fire place use.
     
  12. nehmia

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    whats not smart about it? do you mean it in a dangerous sense? im sure the fireplace can still be used. :dunno:
     
  13. kilian

    kilian You've got quite a treasure there in that Horadric OT Supporter

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    hah.
     
  14. philvia

    philvia SUCKIN ON MY TITTIES LIKE YOU WANTIN ME CALLIN ME

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    or its not a wood burning fireplace? ...or even functional? ^^
     
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    Did you ever think about the heat a fireplace generates. And the fact that heat rises... :rofl:
     
  16. DasVWBabe

    DasVWBabe Make me feel tiny if it makes you feel tall, but t OT Supporter

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    We have ours above a fireplace, and after a couple of hours with it on, the TV has never, ever felt hot.

    If you have no other place to mount it, it's fine positioning.

    I wish people lived with something before they started mouthing off about it. :dunno:
     
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    Just have heard bad outcomes regarding it, therefore I wasn't stupid enough to risk it. It isn't necessarily the TV itself running too hot but the screen itself.
     

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