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Offline Tommy C

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Kegerator case
« on: January 08, 2012, 09:35:45 AM »
I just invested in a kegerator but would like to encase the whole thing in a nice wood casing to match to woodwork of the room it's in.  Does anyone have any general blue prints/plans that I can use as a guideline.

The kegerator looks like a mini fridge with 2 taps and a swinging door on the front.

I'm just looking for some simple designs/tips that I can alter to suite my set up.

Thanks.


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Re: Kegerator case
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2012, 11:48:21 AM »
Oscarvan stated that it was bad to encase a freezer since the freezer dissipates heat from the sides.
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Re: Kegerator case
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2012, 08:56:17 PM »
It do. But, a reefer with a fan and an evaporator coil is a different animal. As long as you don't obstruct the air flow you're OK.

If it were me I would remove handles etc to the extent possible, and mask the rest. Sand with 400 grit paper then either rattle can a nice color or hand paint a wood grain on there. (See the faux paint books at your local home improvement store.....)
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