2022-12-13 (Tu) VoiceActing Egg-crate curtains

One of the closet doors to the recording space has a large glass plane that may transmit significant sound. We've hung a sound-dampening blanket on the interior, but the other side is open to the bedroom and its windows. I planned to hang some egg-crate strips from my last sound closet. I didn't want to use adhesive or destructive mounting devices, so I bought some camera suction cup mounts.

I bought an aluminum bar to span the three mounts. I planned to drill and tap three holes. I completed the first two holes in a typical manner, starting them with a pilot bit, drilling them out with a 7/32" bit, and tapping them. I used an automatic center punch and a drill/tap combo for the third hole. The second method went much faster, but the hole was crooked because I lost control as the drill portion passed through. With some practice, the dual-purpose bits should be much faster.
Mounted aluminum bar

I used some robust clamps to hold the egg-crate material to the bar, but I want to invest in some that are easier to operate and less noticeable. So far, the first sheet is faring well. The mounts are holding steady, and this subproject is done.
One egg-crate sheet installed

The only thing keeping me from hanging the second egg-crate sheet is that I used one of the scraps to make a tiny igloo on the bed for kitties to sleep in. This is a common engineering problem known as incatpacitation.
Continuous use

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