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« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2008 07:36:57 PM »

OMG that is so cool and original I can't believe it! Just hit "this rocks"!
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2008 07:54:47 PM »

This is so excellent!  Old TVs are so versatile.  I've been wanting to get one and do the standard 'fishtank' thing, but this is so much more creative and, frankly, useful. 

I can't wait to try it!
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« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2008 07:55:10 PM »

Awesome idea! Kitty litter boxes are so ugly, it's nice to be able to hide them away.

In case you were wondering, gutting TV's, especially retro sets, is incredibly dangerous and should only be done by a professional. Home respirators do not offer enough protection against the small particulate matter than can be dislodged. Also, older sets used lead, which makes them incredibly hazardous to not only you, but improper disposal of "tv guts" is disastrous for the environment. Finally, older sets used different electrical components than newer sets, and sometimes they are not labeled properly- a potential for electrocution. If you are planning on doing this, check to see if your county has an electronics collection to see if they could remove the innards for you.

I don't mean to chastise you, I really love your creation and it's an amazing way to cover an ugly object. Just be safe in the future : )  

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« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2008 08:05:10 PM »

 Shocked Wow, wow, wow! I <3 vintage tvs and have always hoped that I might run across one someday.
This is such a great idea! Such a creative and stylish way to disguise stinky poop.

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« Reply #14 on: July 09, 2008 09:19:28 PM »

this is the best thing i've ever seen. it's genious work!
« Reply #15 on: July 09, 2008 09:41:35 PM »

This is amazing!! Suuuuuch an original idea, & it came out looking awesome. And if that's an indicator of the rest of your decor, we need to be friends immediately.

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« Reply #16 on: July 09, 2008 10:02:34 PM »

 I would have just made the thing into a stage for puppet shows or something dumb but your idea is pure genius! Seriously, this has to be one of the best ideas I've seen in a really long time  Cheesy. It's making me wonder what other odd things can be turned into incognito litter housing.

« Reply #17 on: July 09, 2008 10:27:59 PM »

That is a great idea! Nice work!

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« Reply #18 on: July 09, 2008 10:42:29 PM »

This is such a great and aesthetic idea!!! Love it.
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« Reply #19 on: July 09, 2008 11:48:13 PM »

This is such a great idea!  I love it!

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