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Vintage Fisher Receiver Cabinet

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Project by Jerry posted 08-11-2020 10:47 PM 1463 views 0 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Client commissioned cabinet for a vintage Fisher 800 stereo receiver. The cabinet body is Baltic Birch plywood veneered with Maple. The front bezel is solid Quilted Maple. Finish is Helmsman Marine spar varnish.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/





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#1 posted 08-11-2020 11:05 PM

Looks great. I’m sure they will enjoy it. Well done Jerry.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#2 posted 08-11-2020 11:09 PM

Beautiful! You did a Great job Jerry.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#3 posted 08-11-2020 11:17 PM



Looks great. I’m sure they will enjoy it. Well done Jerry.

- drewpy

Thanks Drew!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#4 posted 08-11-2020 11:17 PM


Beautiful! You did a Great job Jerry.

- oldrivers

Thanks!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#5 posted 08-11-2020 11:35 PM

Very well done, my friend, was the choice of wood from the client or from you, in either cases it looks great. bravo

-- andrek

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#6 posted 08-11-2020 11:43 PM

Great looking craftsmanship, Jerry.

-- Daniel P

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#7 posted 08-11-2020 11:51 PM



Very well done, my friend, was the choice of wood from the client or from you, in either cases it looks great. bravo

- Andrek

Thanks very much Andrek.

It’s a non-traditional choice of wood for the cabinet to be sure. Most of them were Walnut or Mahogany.

He said he wanted something a little lighter, so I suggested the Maple. I had some quilted maple on hand and suggested he use it for the front bezel. He liked it, so we went ahead with it.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#8 posted 08-11-2020 11:52 PM



Great looking craftsmanship, Jerry.

- Dan P

Thanks Dan, much appreciated

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#9 posted 08-12-2020 12:40 AM

Nice work Jerry, It has a very clean look and that quilted maple looks great!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#10 posted 08-12-2020 01:03 AM



Nice work Jerry, It has a very clean look and that quilted maple looks great!

- tinnman65

Thanks so much Paul, really appreciate that!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#11 posted 08-12-2020 01:23 AM

Professional looking cabinet Jerry. Elegant design too. I wouldn’t mind having the receiver myself also.

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

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Jerry

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#12 posted 08-12-2020 01:40 AM



Professional looking cabinet Jerry. Elegant design too. I wouldn’t mind having the receiver myself also.

- doubleDD

Thanks Dave…These receivers are apparently a highly sought after item amongst audiophiles. They’re tube amps and apparently have a wonderful sound. The other thing is that it appears that many of them, oddly enough, were sold without a cabinet. Go figure. I did a repair on one for a friend, and when I had it in my shop, I made a template of it, thinking there might be some work out there. Turns out there is.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#13 posted 08-12-2020 02:41 AM

Great job on the cabinet Jerry! I remember those old tube sets. My dad was a radio buff back in his day.
Love that quilted Maple It’s very nice looking!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#14 posted 08-12-2020 02:44 AM

Ya did it justice! Shame’s me to think of what I,ve been planning to build for a turntable cabinet:)
Took a peek at those receivers on Flea-Bay, way outa my pay scale!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#15 posted 08-12-2020 02:54 AM



Great job on the cabinet Jerry! I remember those old tube sets. My dad was a radio buff back in his day.
Love that quilted Maple It s very nice looking!

- woodshaver Tony C

Thanks so much Tony, I appreciate the look!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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