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Old 10-15-2010, 12:52 AM   #1
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Default Got this for free today! What to do with it???

So went with the GF to Border's today and sitting outside was this big wood cabinet/bar/desk thingy with a "free" sign on it. It's made of some sort of hard wood and weighs about 300lbs.

When I saw it, it just screamed "bar" it's like 3/4 of a bar I said to myself.

So after some back breaking labor we got it in the truck and into the apt.

Here's some pics (excuse the washcloths under the corners of it I used them to slide it once we got it in)

It's 55"w x 30"d x 40"h

If I gutted it I think I could fit a freezer in there 49"w x 28"d x 33"h though I could get more height out of it if I get the inside floor out to.

What do you guys think? Any ideas?







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Old 10-15-2010, 12:59 AM   #2
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Cool score!
looks like a great place to store/Age your bottled beer...I cant tell if its tall enough for a mini fridge (maybe with some modification) but yea...looks great

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Old 10-15-2010, 01:04 AM   #3
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Has excellent potential. I see a couple cold kegs under, a couple taps on top, nice glassware and your in business.

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Old 10-15-2010, 01:47 AM   #4
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Sweet free score! I would gut it an put a 5 cu. ft. freezer in there with a dual tap tower.

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Old 10-15-2010, 02:18 AM   #5
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Keezer

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Old 10-15-2010, 05:04 PM   #6
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I agree with your statement about gutting it and installing a keezer or mini-fridge inside of it.

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Old 10-15-2010, 05:46 PM   #7
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Keezer or fermentation chamber. At least that's what I'd do. Nice score.

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Old 10-15-2010, 05:52 PM   #8
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I'll vote for a keezer. Put a bottom with casters on it, build a skirt, rip the stuff out of the middle and slide the chest freezer in there!

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What size freezer would fit?

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I think you'll probably have to do the legwork for that one my friend! There's no standard measurements between manufacturers, just check Craigslist in your area and get the measurements.
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