I received the maple platform earlier today and was compelled to comment. First, it was very carefully packaged and arrived in perfect condition. Next, the maple is really beautiful and it is an impressive, massive, heavy platform which I placed on top on my equipment rack and then placed my VPI turntable upon that beautiful maple. Finally, I’ve had this turntable for many years and it seriously has never sounded so good (and it already sounded great). The bass totally tightened up and is better defined as is the imaging and sound-staging, vocals are also fuller and richer. I expected to hear some improvements but I was not expecting the great degree of overall improvement that I am now enjoying. This was as good or even better than some of the improvements in sound that I have enjoyed in the past by upgrading my interconnects, power cords, cartridges, and tubes...and at a fraction of the price of those upgrades.
Highly recommend. In the future I hope to purchase one of your four-shelf equipment racks and some more platforms for my amps and preamps.
Thank you for a wonderful product and my best wishes for the on-going success of Butcher Block Acoustics.