Make Turntable Isolation Platform With Wood Butchers Block From Amazon.
Stop Needle Skipping and Turntable Hum by making a Wood Butcher Block Platform Base.
You can make your own Butcher Block / kitchen cutting board isolation platform for any turntable, just make sure you measure the base of your turntable first before ordering one.
You can also buy our pre-made Turntable Isolation Platform, HERE
We've received several requests asking to create this guide on how to make turntable Isolation platform from a hardwood butchers block bought on Amazon. Hardwood is a great material for absorbing vibrations. Butcher Blocks and Kitchen Cutting Boards are made from variety of hardwoods and the ideal size for vinyl turntables. A wood butcher block Isolation Platform provides vibration reduction properties to help prevent needle skipping or turntable humming.
Materials & Tools Needed:
1. Wood Butchers Block (18" Long x 14" wide x 1" thick) (Or larger if needed)
3. Power Drill and 1/8" drill bit
4. Measuring Square
5. Phillips Screw Driver.
6. Pencil or Marker
We're using this excellent budget Teak hardwood kitchen cutting board by Beefurni bought on Amazon Prime.
The Beefurni butchers block measures 18" Long x 14" wide x 1" thick. If you want a larger size board for your turntable, You can find other sizes of wood butchers blocks and cutting boards here on Amazon.
I'm using these Isolation Feet for the Kitchen Cutting Butchers Board.
The feet for the the wood butchers block include wood mounting screws.
You will need 1/8" wood drill bit to make pilot holes for mounting feet on the Butcher Block / Kitchen Cutting Board.
Use pen or marker to indicate location of feet in each corner, 1-1/8" from the edge of the Butchers Block / Kitchen Cutting Board / Turntable Isolation Base.
Center the location of the foot in each corner, 1-1/8" from the edge of the Butchers Block / Kitchen Cutting Board / Turntable Isolation Base.
Drilling 1/8" pilot hole in the Butchers Block / Kitchen Cutting Board / Turntable Isolation Base for the Mnpctech Rubber Isolation Feet.
Don't overtighten the Mnpctech feet for your Butchers Block / Kitchen Cutting Board / Turntable Isolation Base. You want the block to float on the foot, so the rubber cushions the weight and can perform better.
The Beefurni Kitchen Cutting Board is the ideal size for most modern budget turntables that include Linn Sondek, VPI, Fluance, U-turn Orbit, Audio-Technica, and Project Debut Carbon, vintage Technics, Pioneer, and Marantz turntables.
The Teak hardwood on the Beefurni Kitchen Cutting Board will accent the plinth on both vintage and new Vinyl Turntables.
You can make your own Butcher Block / Board isolation platform for any turntable, just make sure you measure the base of your turntable first.
Head on view of the Do-It-Yourself ISO platform made from the Teak cutting board and butchers block.
Now that your custom Turntable Isolation Platform With Wood Butchers Block From Amazon, clear off your audio cabinet so you can start using it enjoy your favorite vinyl records.