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How To Make a Hideaway Video Projector Box (page 1 of 2)

Learn how to replace a flimsy shelf with a sleek, ceiling-mounted projector box, sometimes called a mantis box.

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Materials

  • primer
  • paint
  • 3/4" plywood
  • screws
  • nails
  • wood glue
  • scrap wood
  • expanding aluminum legs

Tools

  • safety glasses
  • screwdriver
  • nail gun
  • sandpaper
  • circular saw
  • paint roller
  • paint tray
  • paintbrush
  • stud finder
  • electric screwdriver

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Resources

  • Video projector from Projector People
  • Video screen from AccuScreens