Shop stereo

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Project by trainrunner posted 04-03-2016 07:56 PM 1432 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this shop stereo out of a car stereo for a friend of mine. I built the carcass out of 1/2” oak plywood. I set it up with a bluetooth stereo to stream music or just use the radio or USB port. I also added a 12 volt power outlet so a cell phone could be charged at the same time. The speakers, handle, and emblems I got from the local wrecking yard.

-- Work- helping fill out my workshop but giving me no time to use my toys.

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#1 posted 04-03-2016 08:29 PM

that looks like it will keep the shop jammin.nice job recycling.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 04-03-2016 09:00 PM

Nice work, very creative and useful.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 04-03-2016 11:00 PM

Nice job.

I made one similar using a car radio that had a cassette player. Used a couple cheap K-mart speakers and I powered it with an old 12v power supply from back in my CB Radio days when we’d use mobile units in the house.
Pretty sure I gave it away on one of our (many) moves.

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#4 posted 04-04-2016 12:51 PM

Nice job , but it’s never ending process. Got 4 of these peaveys in the shop. Just got 2 more Yamaha
15” and 4 , 12” Bins . And a few more amps . Have to do Stevie Ray justice for the HOA.


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#5 posted 04-04-2016 02:17 PM

It’s a very nice piece of equipment. Nice work. Let the music roll.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 04-04-2016 05:57 PM

Super cool idea. I had thought of building one, just never did.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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