By dave | January 2, 2016

<img class=" titleimg" alt="sub base" src="/images/audio/oddsAndEnds/sub-base-tile-intro.jpg"/>

After doing a bit of tiling, it struck me just how thick the solid marble tiles are, and as I had a few left it struck me that they would make a good base for a component, such as a sub or turntable. In this case, I used a 15mm marble tile, 18mm of MDF followed by 15mm of tile. At the base I used some high quaility speaker feet left over from another job.

This was a real result, it was used for well over a year on my original turntable to effectively reduce noise. Making the component was simplicity itself, just use silicone sealant to glue the three materials togehter, then I glued a black edge strip to make it look nicer.

 

Here are some photos.

sub base from tile

The finihsed sub-base

One of the feet glued to the underside

How the composite layers were made

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