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Offline Upstate Dan

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Simple Keezer
« on: January 04, 2014, 04:07:53 AM »
Just finished building my keezer. With all the awesome projects on this forum and others it was easy to figure how to do this. I used 2 x 6 pine for the insider collar and 1 x 8 maple for the outside. Here's a picture after the first coat of stain. I used Minwax Polyshades (stain and polyurethane combo) "Golden Oak."



After the second coat dried I applied weatherstripping, checked out the fit, and waited for the other faucets to arrive. The fit is very snug.



I drilled the hole for the CO2 line and installed the manifold and gas lines.



Faucets came in the mail today. Woohoo!





Another shot of the guts. As you can see I still need to find myself a third corny keg.



Well that's it. Thanks for all the inspiration!

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Re: Simple Keezer
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2014, 04:12:37 AM »
Nice build.  Looks great ! You just went up in the esteem of your friends !
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Re: Simple Keezer
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2014, 04:19:39 AM »
Thanks! Yes. I'm sure a few will be knocking on the door come Super Bowl time.

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Re: Simple Keezer
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2014, 05:53:01 AM »
Knock, knock......

(Superbowl?  That beer looks ready to go now!) :D

Nice job on your keezer!
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Re: Simple Keezer
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2014, 06:25:09 AM »
Allright! The simpler the better. Well put together.
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Re: Simple Keezer
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2014, 02:53:46 PM »
Looks great!  what size bit did you use for the shanks?
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Re: Simple Keezer
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2014, 03:06:07 PM »
7/8 drill bit.

There's a little wiggle room, but once you put the nut on they're secure.

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Re: Simple Keezer
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2014, 04:56:57 PM »
A hole saw to be more specific.

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Re: Simple Keezer
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2014, 10:46:21 PM »
Nice work there Dan!
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Re: Simple Keezer
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2014, 06:49:14 PM »
Looks good. You should've gone with Perlicks though!
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Re: Simple Keezer
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2014, 06:52:10 PM »
Nice job!