And so it begins, this 1951 RCA television cabinet, complete with service manual, is about to become a spiffy new bar cabinet.
First we removed the receiver:
Then (carefully!) the magnets and tube:
The temptation to turn these bad boys into a ray gun to give climate science deniers ass cancer is almost overwhelming! If you don’t get the reference, check out our long winded, but sporadically funny, 2nd episode:
Anyway, with all the TV guts removed, we got a look at the empty cabinet:
Then we reinstalled just the bezel:
We like where this is headed. We’ll keep you posted!