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Hi

Spent a couple of hours on the CNC this week. Made an arm pod for my Acoustic Signature to accomadate a OA arm and some SME blank spacers for Mark. 

Played with a design for cable lifters too.

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Did This armboard for a Thorens TD124 recently that worked out quite nicely.

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Nice job. Corian ?? My favourite material at the moment

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Super Wammer

Very nicely done. A man after my own heart. I wish I still had access to such CNC equipment as I did before I retired, but nowadays I have to farm things out to contractors.

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Helped @Turningjapanese recently with a couple of projects.
He wanted to fit a nice new 12inch Ikeda to his Denon DP80 Turntable and didn’t have a spare armboard. So he brought it all to me to take a look at. The plinth was never meant to take a 12 inch tonearm, but I managed to get it to fit by moving one of the plinths feet and routing out some of the plinth from below the arm for the cable.
I recessed a nice Ortofon sprit level into the armboard to disguise the old roughly cut hole which was for a Rega arm and remachined the mounting hole for the Ikeda with a recess underneath to fit the huge solid ring that fastens the tonearm to the plinth.
I must say the Ikeda tonearm is beautifully made and I thought the whole thing tuned out well.

Before picture

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after pictures

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The next job I did for him was to re-house his SUT. It came in a wooden box with a copper top and bottom and looked a bit worse for wear. He also had a problem with it humming and interference.
So I used the copper top and bottom and built a corian box for it all to live in. Then I lined the box with copper tape to help with the hum and screwded it all together with some nice brass screws.
@Turningjapanese reports it is now silent.

No before pictures this time but this is what it turned out like.

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3 hours ago, Spider said:

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Great to see the finished job Tim, looks top notch!

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Love your work on the Denon plinth

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