Introduction: Restoring an Antique Radio
Received this radio in bad shape.
Wire trimmer / skinner, navel jelly (kills and prevents rush)
Step 1: Received a Non Working Radio
Received a 1946 Crosley 66tc radio that had seen better days
Step 2: Took Completely Apart
I had to take the cabinet completely apart to remove all old glue and to sand all the wood.
Step 3: Putting the Cabinet Back Together
After sanding and filling in any blemish I started glueing the wood back together
Step 4: Stain and Finish
I stain with a special walnut stain and then after putting on first coat of finish I steel wooled the cabinet and kept repeating for four more coats.
Step 5: Chassis Work
I then had remove the tubes and note where they go back into the chassis .Then had to clean using naval jelly , and recap the electronics of the radio.Which included getting rid of mice nest and dropping.
Participated in the
Trash to Treasure Challenge