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Following up on my previous entry about my do-it-yourself
projector, when Alisa came to visit in May we built a screen for the
projector. We picked up a 6-foot long, 1-inch diameter curtain rod at
Home Depot, and 6 feet of blackout cloth at Jo Ann Fabrics. While at
first we were thinking of wrapping the cloth around the rod, we
discovered we could just tape it directly to the rod. The rod itself
is slightly fluted, which allowed us to easily line up the blackout
cloth in a nice straight line. Packing tape is in place on the two
ends, and regular masking tape is holding up the rest.

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