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Two locations for a corner speaker in an L-shaped room. volumes to see what you've got and what you ought to have. This is a rather elaborate procedure to get mixed up in for dealing with music reproduction in the average home. If you're getting muddy sound from your system and you think it might be the room, you can usually tell by standing somewhere near the middle of the room and clapping your hands. If the sound rings in the room for several seconds after, the room is too live....

Lil

Low ceilings in modern dwelling spaces. Standard ceiling heights nowadays range around 8 to 81 4 feet, and in such surroundings the 6- and 7-foot high breakfronts, cupboards and highboys of former days look out of proportion. They were intended for rooms with 9-12-foot ceilings. The same horizontal line emphasis is shown in Fig. 404. Here visual interest has been added by the stepup and setback of the record-player compartment at the left and the outside leg at the Fig. 406. The use of...

Doubleshouldered butt joint

The next joint is not frequently used. It is a further variation of the shoulder butt, and could be defined as a double-shouldered butt. Fig. 611 . The ends of both pieces to be joined are notched and are butted together with the notches interlocked. This joint has more strength than a normal shoulder butt since the pieces being joined bear against each other on three surfaces. However, it is not as popular as it might be, possibly because the notches in both pieces must be very accurate to...