Drillbit's Trophy Room Build

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  1. AustinL

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    Can’t wait to seek the final product
     

  2. Drillbit

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    Here it is with the walls finished


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  3. Drillbit

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    Next up was the floors, we went with a metallic epoxy floor. The result was amazing.

    After sanding and priming the floors (also track lighting was finally installed)

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    Pouring the base layer:

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    Squeegee the base layer:

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    Randomly pouring the copper accent layer from a garden watering can (and while talking on the phone):

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  4. Drillbit

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    And the final product. I'll get some closeups of the floor. They still need to seal it so I didn't want to walk on it much.

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  5. Wheels

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    The room looks fantastic.
     

  6. cpr0312

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    Wow, really like the floor!
     

  7. Bullthrower338

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    Fantastic room and love the floor and all the lighting!!
     

  9. AustinL

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    Outstanding!!!

    Very interesting technique on the floor. I have to ask it appears when he is spreading the “gold” he is wearing spikes on his shoes obviously it is still wet at this time. Does the product naturally level and fill in those voids?
     

  10. flat8

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    Really well done!
     

  11. Ridge Top Ranch

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    Can't wait to see trophies in it!
     

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    Very nice looking floor, can't wait to see some mounts hanging!!
     

  15. 375 Ruger Fan

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    Very, very nice! Love the floor!
     

  16. Drillbit

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    Yes, the epoxy naturally fills in and levels itself. There is about 40 minutes of working time before it becomes too sticky to work with. There is definitely an art to working with it.
     

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    Beautiful! Love the color on the walls.
     

  18. Witold Krzyżanowski

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    I agree with Wheels. Beautiful room.
     

  19. rinehart0050

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    Wow! Really impressive floors. I was not familiar with that.

    I'm taking copious notes on your project for my future trophy room!
     

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    OMG! .... it is beyond wow. Can’t wait to see trophies on the walls.
     

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