We had to move some electrical and data jacks around to accommodate the new built-in bookcases.

Adding Data Port
Adding Data Port

Somewhere around version 7 of the plans we intended to put a free-standing desk that matched the in the south-east corner of the room for the printer and all-in-one PC we have up in the room. I ran a new set of coax/network/voice cables back to the media box in our bedroom closet. We later decided to put the printer in Johanne's studio and not to put the PC back up since it's so old and the older three are up and out and Gina has her own laptop, so we probably won't use it. (11/11/2021)

Planning Layout
Planning Layout

It took some time to make sure the location of the electrical and data boxes did not interfere with the walls of the book shelf or wall studs. I did have to move things around a bit because of the position of the wall studs but came up with a plan. (11/14/2021)

Cables Run
Cables Run

I moved added a couple electrical boxes and moved the data ports. The original box will have a cover rather than be drywalled over since you never bury a splice. The orange opening on the right is where the data ports will moved and where the low voltage wires are run up behind the TV. (11/16/2021)

Planning Layout Part 2
Planning Layout Part 2

We ended up changing the layout to its final (I hope) version. Since the walls of the cabinets have moved, so did the electrical. Here I'm laying everything out again. The good news is the original electrical box just needs to be nudged over a bit. I also bought and laid out the TV mount so ensure the new electrical box locations aren't covered. The large box was replaced with a single box on either side of the center of the mounting frame to minimize rework of the cabling. (1/29/2001)

Mount Installed
Mount Installed

Here the TV mount is ready, though it will stay down until the cabinets on that wall are complete. (1/29/2021)

Well shoot
Well shoot

The problem with moving boxes around multiple times is you might run into a previous wall repair, as I did here. I had to re-support the previous patch before mounting the new box. (1/29/2021)

Low Volt Tube
Low Volt Tube

It is possible to just leave a hole in the wall down where the TV tuner or other devices are located and up behind the TV. I didn't want to do that since I was concerned about tearing the paper vapor barrier while pulling cables. Here I drilled out a couple old work boxes and added a conduit in between. It was a bear to install but I got it to work. (1/29/2021)

New Layout Complete
New Layout Complete

Here the new layout is complete. The data and electrical is in the bottom right (split high and low voltage box), the empty conduit is in the center, and the electrical for the TV and video devices below ready to go. There was more work on the drywall patching. Fortunately most of it will be hidden from view since I've never been good with drywall mud. (1/29/2021)

 
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