Photo by Chad Halvorson.

One of the great things about my job is that I get to interview a lot of people. It’s a huge bonus when these are nice people. (Sometimes, they are not.) Even better is when they are nice and they do something insanely cool. That typically means I don’t have to feign interest as much. (You have how many cat figurines? Fascinating!)

Recently, I was looking back at some of the interviews I’ve done over the years and decided to do a little retrospective on DIY home theaters. These are theater rooms that people have brought to life from beginning to end, with pretty much zero help. Okay, maybe someone’s buddy helped carry carpet or held up some wood or something. Still, pretty darn impressive.

Even better, these rooms are stunning. If I could squeeze clothes into the equipment closet, I would live inside any of these rooms and be perfectly content.

Take a peek at my 4 favorite DIY theaters over at Electronic House.