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Old 11-07-2012, 01:59 PM   #1
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Hey everyone... FYI: my first thread so if I do something inappropriate, please let me know.

After having read dozens of keezer threads I decided it was time to make one. It started out as a standard collared version but not being able to leave well enough alone, after a month, I made a bar top for it.

I am new to woodworking, I only got my first saw this year so it isn't as nice as some of the work I see on here but I do like it and it has gotten lots of compliments from those that have seen it.

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Old 11-07-2012, 02:01 PM   #2
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So after a few weeks of it like this, I started work on the bar lid.
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Old 11-07-2012, 02:11 PM   #3
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Nice job! Looks great.

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Old 11-07-2012, 02:22 PM   #4
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Great Job!
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:34 PM   #5
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Great idea using the tile. Nice work!

 
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:44 PM   #6
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Great job! What did you use for the lights on the coffin?

 
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:48 PM   #7
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Sweet dude! How are you cooling your coffin lines?
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Old 11-07-2012, 04:18 PM   #8
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I got the lights quite a while ago on a whim when I first started thinking about building a keezer. I don't recall exactly where but it was someplace cheap, possibly harbor freight. It was a 12" strip of blue LEDs. I cut it down to fit.

Currently there isn't anything actively cooling the lines. The beer lines are quite narrow, so the amount of beer they hold before going through the lid is pretty small. I did drill a hole for gas and the wires from the light though, so if in the summer that bit effects the first pour enough, I can run some air up from below.
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Old 11-07-2012, 04:30 PM   #9
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Nice. Looks like you replaced the collar and the top? or did you just trim out the top of the freezer with the top you added?
I love the simplicity of this. I will be moving mine out of the garage sometime in the future and this might be the way I change my current collar set up.
Thanks for sharing!

 
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Old 11-07-2012, 04:46 PM   #10
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I just built the top and glued it right on top of the keezer lid. The collar is still there. I used the same taps, just covered the holes with some tape for now. Will find a better solution eventually but for now it works.
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