Installing a payphone in ones house #Telephony @bertrandom

Bert was walking in Muir Woods one day and came across a pay phone. He showed his daughter how it worked. With a landline connection free with a new fiber internet service, he thought “Why not install a payphone” in the house?

I started perusing eBay. I found a seller that had a handful of payphones. They appear to use a potato to take photos of them, but I took a chance and ordered a Pacific Bell payphone. It arrived pretty quickly.

Not wanting the daughter to dial 911 on the phone, a telephone line simulator was purchased to connect the payphone to a transparent princess phone in the daughter’s bedroom. Now each of them make calls to the other.

Read about the whole experience in the blog post here.

And check out the Make video below on phones.


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