Old Radio/record player

Any ideas what to do with this old radio and record player? I don't want to make it into a bar.
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  • Kim Oliver Kim Oliver on Jan 07, 2018
    I would say "give it to me" if I lived closer. Seriously, that is a beautiful piece. I would love to find one like that.

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    • StrRock StrRock on Feb 13, 2020

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  • Flipturn Flipturn on Jan 07, 2018
    I agree that it does have a lot of style, particularily with the doors closed. Do not try to "re-do" it by altering the wood, as this is the feature that creates most of the time-period value.
    What are the dimensions of the inside compartment? If you can spare the floor space that the legs take up, how about using it for an odd-shaped or bulky kitchen appliance that is not used everyday, such as a food processor or mixmaster, instead of the small appliance always out on the counter?

  • Sharon Sharon on Jan 07, 2018
    Maybe install a bunch of Lumenier candles on several levels and heights, I would get the ones with a remote.
    Or you could do a fairy cabinet with a mini fairy world. I could also see a butterfly box with butterflies flying out the box and up the face. Let your imagination run wild.
    You might also be able to find a little electric fireplace to fit in there or install a mini flat screen in there and get one of those fireplace dvds to play. Would require cutting a hole in back to put plug through.

  • Christierei Christierei on Jan 07, 2018
    I would hire a professional to help. ; ) I would remove the outdated record player and radio. Remove the front piece with the little doors. Cut that in half so you have two larger doors with a larger storage area behind it. It reminds me of a secretary style desk.

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Jan 07, 2018
    I wouldn't do anything to it. It is a magnificent piece of history that is in such great shape. I would love to have something like that myself.

  • Peggy Peggy on Jan 09, 2018
    It’s beautiful! Leave as is and use for storage and let it stand in room on its own as a piece of art.

  • Jay Jay on Jan 09, 2018
    Thank to all for your suggestions. The old radio will stay the way it was meant to be.

  • T. Hyatt T. Hyatt on Jan 10, 2018
    Actually, I have one similar to this and I use it as a "telephone" cabinet. I have a cordless phone with charger and two wireless cell phone chargers along with a small lamp on top and store phone books and cell phone accessories in the cabinet. It maintains its "antique" look and remains functional.

  • User User on Feb 13, 2020

    ow, this is an awesome record player!

    how much did you pay for it?