Sorry for this delayed response, but unfortunately my schedule doesn’t allow me to check these posts on a regular basis. I see that some of you have expressed interest as to how I constructed this turntable, so I’ll do my best to answer all of your questions. This was my very first attempt at building one, so I’m not as versed in the technical jargon, but I’ll try to explain everything to the best of my abilities. I purchased a pro-ject turntable off of the internet, and I was unhappy with the inferior quality of the finished product. I started to investigate how a person would go about making their own turntable, and I decided to give it a shot. The motor and the tone arm are from the original pro-ject turntable, and the platter is from a German company called “Delta Devices.” By and large, the materials used were mostly scrap pieces. The glass is from old coffee tables (one of the pieces was bent for me by a company which specializes in that type of thing). The mechanism you see which opens and closes the glass top is the hinge from a computer monitor stand that I had laying around. The acrylic was salvaged out of the garbage from the remnants of an old bank window and then cut down at a shop that does work on boats, and the posts you see there are actually just pieces of metal from a salvage yard which I cut down with a modified chop saw. I also used a piece of flagpole as a canister for the motor to sit inside, so that it would be isolated from the rest of the turntable to eliminate the possibility of vibration. I got most of the metal from a local scrap yard, and I taught myself how to tap and thread holes to complete the aluminum fabrication. I made the on/off switch from a Christmas tree light set which came equipped with a remote, and the lights are from a set of auto accessories. I built the bar that the tone arm rests on out of various pieces of scrap aluminum. The isolators on the bottom are just pieces of dense rubber, again to eliminate vibration.