Check out this Wavetrain Cinemas 17-speaker setup

If you’re going to build an extension to your home, what better use for it than a reference-level home cinema! Wavetrain Cinemas was engaged to design this home’s new cinema space from the ground up, as an extension to the existing house.. 



a flat screen tv sitting in a room: Photography: Holly Muldrock


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“The client was after a cinema that could match commercial cinema performance,” says Wavetrain’s David Moseley. “And from the very start we knew we would exceed that goal by correctly designing all elements of the cinema.” And according to the lucky owner of this eight-seat theatre, David Moseley’s confidence was not misplaced.

“Wavetrain far exceeded what I thought would be possible in a home cinema environment,” the owner tells Sound+Image. “Initially I thought it was about ‘coming as close as possible’ to the commercial cinema experience. How wrong we were! This project flipped the tables – now the commercial

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‘Flintstone House’ owner settles lawsuit, can keep cartoon statues at California home

A colorful home in Northern California — often referred to as the “Flintstone House” for it’s dinosaur replicas, unique shape and memorabilia from the ’60s cartoon — can stay caveman-themed after a lawsuit between the town and the home’s owner was settled, according to local reports.

Florence Fang, the home’s owner, will be paid $125,000 by the town of Hillsborough to cover costs associated with the lawsuit, which began in 2019, according to The Mercury News. The settlement also states that Fang must apply for permits for the home’s exterior, but that they are guaranteed to be approved once filed, The Palo Alto Daily Post reported.

The suit was settled in April, but due to a gag order, details have only recently come to light. Hillsborough is about 25 miles south of San Francisco.

“The parties have reached an amicable resolution of the case to the satisfaction of all

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Ferrari 550 In Search Of A New Owner, Could That Be You?

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Bring home this classic Italian sports car.

Ferrari, the blacksmith of the Italian automotive world. Putting hammer to nail to craft some of the sharpest and most beautifully designed vehicles that slice through the competition like butter. While the legendary car company may have started from humble origins, the cars that they would design in just a short time, in the grand scheme of things, would prove to be a dominating force at both the track and in any car show that they attended. Today’s subject is an example of such an elusive concept. A beautifully created work of art meant to satisfy both the viewer’s eye and the driver’s passion for acceleration.

Under the hood of this incredible beast is a 5.5-liter V12 mated to an elegant six-speed transmission. That high-output monster of an engine puts up one hell of a

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CIGAR CUTTERS: TYPES AND CHARACTERISTICS

Selecting a Cutter – Part One - Mike's Cigars Blog

WHAT TO USE TO CUT A CIGAR

There are suitable cutting instrument and cutting techniques for your cigar. 

It is important that you begin the cigar smoking process by obtaining a quality, sharp cutting instrument to ensure a clean and precise cut. A poor quality cutting instrument can set the tone for a less pleasant cigar smoking experience by producing an uneven or crushing cut. One should never bite into the closed end of the cigar (known as the head of the cigar) with one’s teeth. This can cause loose tobacco particles to end up in the mouth and also increases the risk of the cigarette unraveling. A quality cigar store will offer a variety of cigar cutting instrument options that are sure to suit the needs of the most discriminating cigar connoisseur. There are a host of excellent Cigar Cutter instruments available.

DOUBLE GUILLOTINE CUTTER

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