[Darkroom] Light leaks

Kelly hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 21:50:22 UTC 2011

Yeah, last time I worked in there I taped over a bunch of the foam
with gaffer's tape because the leaks were so bad. Also, I bought a
bunch of spray foam. If it's not in the darkroom it's on my shelf.

What the heck is mouldering? You mean like wood moulding? I think that
we should put up a moulding frame around the door to block those light

And yeah, under the door is problematic. I think that a larger, plump,
boa-like base might seal it. The curtain maze that Audrey and I made
should be around somewhere and it has a sandbagged bottom on the main
curtain. You should use that if you want to just build a curtain.


On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 18:44, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
> So I installed the moldering around the door, no more light leaks there.
> There are still leaks under the door, which I've tried to fix but it's
> pretty hopeless since the floor is at a slant and kind of fucked. There
> are also leaks around where the door meets the frame as the crap foam
> stuff gets wrapped and comes off. I think the right solution is a simple
> curtain, and then be done with it.
> I'm also noticing leaks under the North wall next to the door, which can
> be fixed with some spray foam I think and possibly vinyl floor molding.
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