31 Mar 2016

Rearranging the home theatre display room

It took a while for me to finally get around to finishing off the glass cabinets that I received a while back. But recently got it done and did a big rearranging of the figures to a point I'm mostly happy with it.

I got the two big cabinets you see here by a bit of bad luck that turned out well for me. I had originally only bought one since they're so expensive. But when I went to unpack it for assembly, I noticed that one of the side panels had a dent in the post. So I requested a replacement, and they said they would just send me a new one and I could keep the damaged one!

I tried putting the damaged one together, and luckily the dent was small enough that the panels still slide together! The replacement they sent me did not turn out to be a full replacement, but enough for me to complete the shell. So I contacted them, and they said they could just sell me the additional glass shelves if I wanted to finish it off.

So that's what I did, and ended up with two new cabinets for just over the cost of one! And together with the main 1/6th scale figures I have, I think they look pretty nice together. A definitely improvement over the Ikea Detolfs that's for sure!




For the low wide cabinet that I had from a couple of years ago, I reserved room for the new Hot Toys Delorean. I never got the Hot Toys Batmobile which is a shame, but if you've seen my latest video on the channel, you'll see that I've now added the Lego UCS X-wing into that left side to display with Xwing Pilot Luke there.

I do need to figure out a better way to display my Transformers Masterpiece figures, since the bottom shelf here is starting to look very crowded and too busy. I don't think I can fit another decent cabinet, so will have to rearrange a few more things around and see how that looks.




For the big Ikea Expedit bookshelf, I still regret not completing the cubicles with the glass doors before Ikea stupidly stopped making them. But at least there's enough for some of my smaller figures that are mainly focused around the 80s cartoons that I loved.




Overall I'm fairly happy with the way the room is turning out. Hopefully next year I'll setup the home theatre properly. Still deciding if I want to go with a larger TV or a projector/screen combination. Will think about that a bit more, but will be great once it's all done!