Give an old radio a new life. Radio is one of the last truly free forms of information and entertainment. Go to any thrift store and you’re sure to see some old radios. Look for interesting knobs or turner windows, then, with a little work in the shop you can bring those old radios back to life – like I did with this one.
Clad in vibrant red, our stout little friend looks like it belongs at the corner of Dick Tracy’s desk; ready to declare the news or just relay the ball game. The radio itself (the mechanics) comes from a mid-80’s alarm clock, but functions great in this newly made housing with low luster red finish. Metal speaker screen, clear tuner window, shining red lights and prominent power switch, with completely unnecessary (but cool) safety guard, give this stylistic radio some real 40’s pulp magazine charm.