Environmentally Friendly and Funky Wooden Turntable

This Audiowood Barky Turntable by Joel Scilley will certainly jazz up an otherwise typical record-playing experience. The rustic, modern design is a creative blend of materials that serve as a functional device. Scilley’s company, Audiowood, says they “make audio gear and other furnishings that combine hi-tech function and funky form. We build and sell products that are easy on the eyes and ears, and gentle on the wallet and the planet.”

To build this precision turntable, Scilley used a high-quality Rega parts kit, glass platter, RB303 arm, and Rega Bias cartridge. The solid ash round base is finished with polyurethane and paste wax, and has adjustable solid-brass spike feet. Play music on this hip turntable all night and it will be definitely be the talk of the party!

Joel Scilley’s website
via [Designboom]

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