Refurbish Antique Telephones for Fun and Hobby

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Trafford Pub., 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 136 pages
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You don't need to know anything about electronics or telephones to refurbish your own non-working antique telephone. Simply follow the step-by-step procedures outlined in Refurbish Antique Telephones for Fun and Hobby to make your antique telephone look and work just as it did one hundred years ago. Turn a dust-laden oak wall phone into a beautiful piece of furniture that will serve as the focal point of an office, kitchen, or hallway. Transform a vintage Sultan phone from the 1920s into an instant conversation piece. No confusing circuit diagrams to follow. Just follow the steps given in words to wire the phone. There are loads of pictures to help walk you through the process of restoring your own small piece of history. There are even instructions on how to create a hidden touch-tone dial. All you need to get started are some basic tools and an old telephone. So hit those antique stores and flea markets with abandon, because Refurbish Antique Telephones for Fun and Hobby will help make your next telephone restoration project a success.

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Ed Mitchellhas a master's degree in electrical engineering and has worked in the aerospace field for fourteen years as an electronics engineer. He has collected and refurbished old telephones for ten years. Now retired, he lives in Orange County, California, with his wife, Susan.

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