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Game Room earthquake update (W.I.P.)
7.0 quake hit 13 miles from my house in Nov 2018 and my fridge put a pipe through my game room wall. Time for a remodel :P
Also stained these cover plates so they won't stick out so bad on the wood bookcase and columns.  I've gotta put another coat on to get the color...
For color ref on the staining of wood I'll be doing, this is what my pool table looks like under the cover.  We had this table custom made to match...
Now the wood parts are stained to match my pool table.  Also found those "black glass" Edison style bulbs at the local big box, they're 5000k...
I love my new pool table light fixtures, but the top wood part was unstained:
Framed out for one of the column/posts that'll frame the game room entryway.  Also where the light switches go.  I got a dual switch single gang...
New lights!  We've got two for general lighting and 3 for the pool table.  The new switch(s) for them will be in the column on the far wall...
The game room had no ceiling lights, just has a switched outlet on the window wall.  Made it really hard to play pool at night in the winter so we...
The cables from the upstairs office come through in the corner but there's blocking along that wall so I cut channels in the ceiling to route the...
Since we happen to be remodeling the room above, and removing the sub-floor, I decided to run whole house internet & cable TV.  These come from the...
First things first the dry wall had to go.  We cut out for 4' x 8' wood sheets on each wall in the corner here (3' 11.5" on one side to account for a...
Since we had broken drywall in the corner by the TV I decided to build a shallow bookcase in the corner for all our movies (somehow we've always got...
Here's the damage done to the bottom half of the drywall - the top had a crack in it too, but not this bad.
This is what the kitchen looked like after the quake, RICE EVERYWHERE lol 
 
But that massive 7' x 4' fridge is strapped onto four studs on the wall...
Here's a partial picture of the "original" game room... Kinda, after the quake everything imaginable was on the floor...



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