Our Project Ideas

We’ve done many DIY projects over the years and have always thought it would be great to share what we’ve learned with others. Well we’ve finally started a blog! Now whenever we take on a project we’ll make sure to take plenty of pictures, write our steps down and save our thoughts in this blog.

We hope this helps others with their projects down the road.

Thanks for reading!!

 

Home Theater Design – Home Theater Remote Control

What To Look For In A Home Theater Remote ControlAlthough it may not have been in your Home Theater Design, you will need a home theater remote control. Setting up a home theater buries you in remotes pretty quick. It becomes a 3 or 4 remote task to do anything unless...

Home Theater Design – The Video Projector

What I Was Looking For In A Video ProjectorOne of the main choices when designing a movie theater (and potentially the most expensive) is the video projector. I was expecting to spend a good amount of money, to get a good projector. And hoping to get a 4K projector...

Home Theater Design – The Fixed Projector Screen

Selecting a fixed projection screen should be the next choice after which projector to buy. When designing a home theater, there is a whole lot of research and many choices that needed to be made. Not the least of which is which fixed projector screen to buy. Here...

Home Theater Design – The Passive Subwoofer Amplifier

When Do You Need A Passive Subwoofer AmplifierA passive subwoofer amplifier is usually needed when you have an in-wall subwoofer speaker. The home theater system has a subwoofer output. but it's a passive output. Meaning the output is not amplified. So you need either...

Home Theater Design – Choosing A Home Theater System

Like the projector and projector screen, there are many options for a home theater system. And just like the projector, the sky is the limit when it comes to pricing. The first thing you’ll need to figure out on your home theater system search is what features are...

Selecting A NAS Replacement – Which Is Best

Choosing A NAS ReplacementThe topic of Choosing a NAS replacement is a little different from what I expected to be posting on OurProjectIdeas.com. But it is a project that I recently went through, and I learned a lot - so I figured I'd share. 🙂 I guess before going...

How To Make A Plywood Cutout

Why I Wanted To Make A Plywood Cutout I decided to make a plywood cutout when I couldn’t find something I could buy.   We were doing updates in the Poconos vacation rental (Feels Like Heaven). I wanted to add something above the TV on the accent wall in the bear room...