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Old 2nd March 2011, 01:51 PM   #1
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Old 2nd March 2011, 01:52 PM   #2
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Here are the TTs origins.



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Old 2nd March 2011, 03:36 PM   #3
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Looks very cool...how did you whittle the marble base into that free form? I would be concerned about the tonearm getting bumped (looks like it hangs beyond the table edge).
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I did the rough cuts with a 7" diamond blade on my angle grinder, then did the shaping with a 4" diamond blade on the angle grinder. Then I standed starting with 4" 30 grit diamond pads going up to 3000 grit. Then used polishing glaze.

Yep, the arm sticks right out there. Too much trouble to move it now, so I'll just be careful. No kids in the house so that is a plus.
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I did the rough cuts with a 7" diamond blade on my angle grinder, then did the shaping with a 4" diamond blade on the angle grinder. Then I standed starting with 4" 30 grit diamond pads going up to 3000 grit. Then used polishing glaze.

Yep, the arm sticks right out there. Too much trouble to move it now, so I'll just be careful. No kids in the house so that is a plus.
Wow you must be one patient guy - that had to take an awful lot of angle grinder time, but the results are very nice! I was betting on the no kids answer...nieces and nephews??
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Old 2nd March 2011, 04:53 PM   #6
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Thats mighty cool, I thought it might be sopastone, as a lot of folks I know are using it like slate.
I like the use of the ROK parts too.
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that's simply awesome , Dude !
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Wow you must be one patient guy - that had to take an awful lot of angle grinder time, but the results are very nice! I was betting on the no kids answer...nieces and nephews??
Yep, it took almost a year of on/off/on/off work to get her done. All the nieces and nephews are grown and don't come around to much any more. But I do have three daughters and (god willing) there will be grandkids. I am building an audio rack soon and this will go on the top shelfe.
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WOW!!

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