Since 5 month I am a proud owner of a Tube Radio in Steampunk design.
I got a cheap Tube Radio Kit from Franzis for only 19.95€.
Here you will find a good video tutorial how you mounting all parts.
For me it was clear that I can’t use the cardboard box.
Some weeks later I seen this nice wooden box and I decide this is the right part for a Tube Radio.
Later I recognise that the wall thickness was too thick and I got problems during the fitting of the potentiometer.
Step 1: The Circuit
When you buy the kit you get also a complete detailed instruction with many pictures how you complete the circuit and fit the single parts.
Also is a video tutorial available.
For this reason I don’t explain this part.
The best way is to start with the Franzis instruction and solder all parts into the board.
ONLY the big Potentiometer for the frequency will not solder directly to the board you solder three wires on like on the other Potentiometer!
The reason is that you never will find a box where you can fit the Tube and this Potentiometer in this configuration.