I see these all the time and am intrigued by their interesting shapes and uselessness. With all our technology and a million instant songs on our miniature iPods...these old record players are dinosaurs.
But, there is something fantastic about the scratchy, authentic sounds of music coming from an old record player.
No wonder musicians are turning back to the vinyl.
Remember our cousin who got married this summer? Amy and I bought this for her wedding gift:
This would make a great sideboard or entry table. And it would be so so so cool if the turntable still worked. Can you imagine some mellow, crackly version of Louie Armstrong setting the mood for the evening. I like!
But, it didn't. According to our locally employed Peppertowne Engineer, there had once been a small fire inside the console burning and destroying the record player. A small fire! WOW! But the speakers and radio stereo survived the flames. Click here to see what happened to them.
After a little bit of
The finished product!
We love it! It was so perfect we used it for our cousins' tea party themed bridal shower.
So this table holds a little sentimental value now.