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Old 10-15-2013, 02:00 AM   #1
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I normally just hang out in the forums and read as much as I can. And it was from this forum that I learned how to build my own keezer. So I figured I would show my keezer build and hopefully it helps someone else out, much like all of you guys have helped me.

I started with a 7.2 cu. ft. freezer from Sears, I think it's a Kenmore. I ordered a regulator, gas lines, bev lines, three way manifold, ball lock connectors, and Perlick faucets from Keg Outlet.
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Next, I took off the lid, hinges, and seal.
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I decided to use 1"x6" for the collar. I'm not a very handy person, so instead of trying to miter the corners, I just butted the boards against each other and used a brad gun. I used a 1" spade bit to put the holes for the shanks off to the right. I also drilled holes for the handle. I used a polyurethane stain (oak colored) to seal the wood. Lastly, I added some corner brackets and sealed the edges with clear silicone. The piece of 2"x4" I added on the back of the collar is for the three way manifold.
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Once the lid was finished, I needed to reattach it. I had to use washers to space the hinges just right for the lid to sit flush. I also added two rows of 1/4" weather stripping to the bottom of the wood.
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I added a bottle opener to the collar and painted the top with chalkboard paint. Here's the finished product.
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Here's the internal lines all hooked up. You can also see where I mounted the temp controller to the collar on the right hand side.
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I know it's not very flashy. It wasn't intended to be. It sits in the utility room, which doubles as my brewery. I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out. I have a friend who does vinyl, so I might have him design me a logo for the front of the keezer.

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Great job! When's the first draw?

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Good work, now get some beer in there STAT!

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Nice clean set up. Looks good!

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