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1952 Stewart-Warner Television (9202-cx) Restoration & Conversion Pt.2

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Now that the walnut stain has dried, it is time to apply the polyurethane. I applied 3 even coats.

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As you may have noticed, Lucile in the background. I felt she deserved a shout out! It’s funny, the classic Stephen King movie Christine is playing while I write this, and it was a red and white classic like ours, but his was a 1958 Plymouth Fury. I hope we have better luck with Lucile!

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Back to business…..I have had this hairpin swivel stand for a while now and thought it would look great attached to this television. Unfortunately, it had been sitting out in the weather so it needs sanding and the bearings need some grease.

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I love the cover and finish of this gold paint. I buy it from Michaels. I have noticed a lot of gold spray paints look cheap and fake, but not this one.

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Here it is after all the clean up! I think the gold on these hairpins will look great with the gold surround.

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Here is a dry run of what it will look like. I think it’s gonna look fantastic!

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These are the original dials that came with the television. These will just be for looks once the conversion is done. I will permanently affix them to the front of the television. I do need to find a matching knob insert to complete its appearance.

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Well, my job is done. Now it is heading over to Stellar Electronics so Justin can work his magic!

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  1. Pingback: 1952 Stewart Warner TV Restoration and Conversion Complete!! | Hepcat Restorations

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