CREATE YOUR OWN VINYL FURNITURE25 June 2020
Do you have a nice turntable and vinyl records that you love lying around and not being highlighted? So start making a piece of furniture that will showcase them.
What is vinyl furniture ?
The vinyl cabinet is ideal for accommodating a small collection or at least your favorite vinyl records near the turntable. It includes adequate storage, so as to slide them without damaging them or deteriorating them over time.
Why use vinyl furniture ?
Storage by cube, in tray, raised, in a box on the ground, via a shelf, it's up to you to find the most suitable solution for your habits and the space available. It is also an opportunity to sort them and insert dividers by style or alphabetically. This will make it easier to use and in addition, it decorates a corner nicely..
Let's go for the detail of DIY vinyl furniture.
- 4 hairpin leg 15 cm
- 1 board of 55 x 52.5 cm
- 2 boards of 52.5 x 45 x 2 cm
- 3 boards of 51 x 45 x 2 cm
- 4 brackets
- 12 hinge screws 20 mm
STEP 1 :
Make a line 15.5 cm from the edge on the 55 x 52.5 cm board lengthwise then come and fix 2 brackets.
STEP 2 :
Make a line 15.5 cm from the edge on the 2 boards of 52.5x45 cm lengthwise and fix a square on each.
STEP 3 :
Form the frame by covering the smaller boards (length 51 cm and width 14.5 cm) with the longest boards (length 52.5 cm and width 45 cm) and nail. That is, the longest boards are on the outside and the shorter boards are on the inside of the frame.
STEP 4 :
Put the box on the ground with an empty face in front of you. Arrange the 55x52.5cm board, taking care to put the face with the brackets inside the box.
STEP 5 :
Nail the bottom to the box using screws and a hammer.
STEP 6 :
STEP 7 :
Put the box on these feet, slide the last 51x45cm board by resting on the brackets.
STEP 8 :
Varnish the whole.
This piece of furniture can be used as a storage unit or as a bedside table with smaller dimensions. It's your turn !
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The history and origins of vinyl furniture
The turntable has been around since the 1880s. Back then, it worked with a crank. It was not until the 1920s that the turntable with motor was born. Since then, turntables have continued to evolve in terms of components and sound quality. Vinyls have also evolved in size, the number of songs on one side and then on each, to accommodate complete albums.
How much does it cost ?
There are vinyl furniture of all prices, ranging from a hundred euros to more than 500€ for a medium-sized vinyl furniture and up to 1200€ for furniture with a larger storage capacity.
En complément, on retrouve des rangements de vinyle avec une capacité d’accueil d’environ 60 pochettes. Pour les petits collectionneurs, pas besoin de meuble à proprement parler, un buffet suffit pour disposer platine et rangement à vinyle sur le dessus.
What's the point of doing it yourself ?
Now that you know more about vinyl furniture, its cost, its storage, this furniture has no more secrets for you, it may be interesting to make it yourself.
So you will personalize it according to your collection, the number of trays or boxes necessary, in these dimensions according to the place it will have in your interior. You also have the option of raising it to put it at the height of a sideboard or even higher so that it is more easily accessible with 30 or 40 cm legs..
On top of that, you will get the satisfaction of having made your own piece of furniture ready to accommodate one of your passions. The pride of these hands coupled with a gain of money composes the most beautiful furniture !
If manufacturing from A to Z scares you, you can customize an existing piece of furniture like a KALLAX piece of furniture. get started !
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