Seeking vintage television conversion ideas

Seeking vintage television conversion ideas


I’m picking up a broken 1957 RCA Victor Deluxe 21″ B&W television from a friend who’s moving tonight, because she knows I like mid century design and rebuilding things. So, what to do with it? Secret bar with hinged top, hydraulic lift, and dry ice? Blond wood wormhole portal through space-time? Puppet theatre??

I’ve seen people build aquaria into them here, and retrofit an LCD panel into them here.

I’d love to hear your ideas in the comments.

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John Edgar Park likes to make things and tell people about it. He builds project for Adafruit Industries. You can find him at and twitter/IG @johnedgarpark

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