Recording Desk
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Custom Recording Desk

Recording desks have become a standard requirement for anyone serious about doing home recording.  You need something that holds your rack-mounted gear, has enough depth for your mixing board, and has room for you monitor speakers and display.   Want a desk made of beautiful wood that is sized to your specifications?  That’s what we do.

Product Details

Desk shown is 70″wide x 30″ deep x 43″ high in antique Pumpkin Pine

• Custom sized to your space and equipment
Solid wood construction in American Black Walnut, Cherry or Maple
Antique, reclaimed, vintage and exotic woods are available
• Rack mount rails installed
LED lighting included

Pricing/Options

Custom recording desk, 70 inches wide with 18U of rack space and two large shelves. We can custom build recording desks to your specifications with new or vintage wood. This desk is made from 200 year old pine reclaimed from a cabin floor in the Pocono mountains. We can make these desks in custom sizes and configurations in any of our wood selections.

Placing your order

We require a 30% deposit on all orders with the balance due about 10 days prior to shipment. Alternatively, we offer a 5% discount on desks fully prepaid at the time you place your order. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. Please call us at 1(267)261-7509 to place your order, or with any questions you have about our products.

Other sizes, woods and configurations are available, please call for pricing.

Lighting: 

Under shelf LED lighting with rheostat is included under the top shelf.  Additional LED lighting is available to your specification. 

Wood options:

Standard woods are American Black Walnut or Cherry.  For an additional charge we can build desks in Maple, Oak, Mahogany, or a wide range of exotic woods.  We can also provide a range or reclaimed antique wood including pumpkin pine (shown), hickory, or other woods claimed from homes, farms and businesses in the Northeastern United States.

Custom cabinet sizes:

Cabinets are sized to your room and equipment needs.  We can help you whether you have a lot of space, or just a little.  We balance ergonomics, functionality, and the beauty of the wood in your desk.

Special configurations:

We work with you to custom design your desk for your particular application.  We understand the need for rack mount space, surge protected and filtered power, etc.  We we listen, design, and deliver exactly what you want.

Finish choices:

We offer Cherry and Oak as standard woods, and Maple and American Black Walnut as premium woods at a slightly higher price. These are generally available in our local area in Eastern Pennsylvania. We work with local arborists who remove trees downed in storms and trees that need to be removed at the owners request. All our wood is aged for a year, and then kiln dried to prevent warping. We often get asked what the “best” wood is. There is no good answer to that.

These woods are great, but any good hardwood is a potential candidate for your cabinet. If you prefer Mahogany, Flame Maple, or other exotics, or vintage woods, we are happy to work with you. We also have a stash of wood that is the prettiest (in our opinion) that we get. We usually hold this wood for custom cabinets or special editions. We recommend natural finishes. If you want a dark cabinet, we recommend American Black Walnut. If you want a medium color wood, Cherry is beautiful, and for light cabinets, natural Maple is a wonderful light colored wood. These woods will change over the years. Walnut tends to lighten, Cherry tends to darken, and Maple will darken a bit as well. We think the patina of a beautifully aged cabinet is like the patina on a vintage guitar…there is nothing prettier. We will stain your piece if you want, and will do our best to match the samples we send you, but stains react differently based on the tree and grain, so it’s difficult to know exactly how your piece will look when stained. Every tree is unique! We are happy to send out finish samples. We make these in the shop using our finish materials. However, keep in mind every tree is different, so the samples only give an approximation of what the wood on your cabinet will look like. We hand select our wood. Let us know if there is something special you’re looking for.

Ordering Information

To order a humidified gutiar cabinet, or amp cabinet, please select from the options below.  If you have a question on finish, we’re happy to mail you wood samples of the various finishes.  If you have a question on unusual instrument shapes or sizes, or other custom changes, please call us to discuss.  We are the only company currently offering cabinets with active humidification and active dehumidification for full climate control of your instruments.

When you’ve selected your choices, please call us at 1-267-272-2460 to place your order.  We require a $1,000 non-refundable deposit when you place your order, with the balance due along with shipping costs about 10 days prior to shipment.  Custom orders require a 50% deposit on order.  Pennsylvania customers are charged sales tax.  Canadian customers are responsible for paying the VAT when importing to Canada.  We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and Paypal payments.

Lead times vary,  production time is typically 45-60 days.  We’ll let you know when we start on your cabinet and final payment is due before we ship.  You’ll receive notice from the carrier a few days before the cabinet arrives to schedule delivery.

Shipping depends on your location.  The cabinets are wrapped in bubble wrap, blankets and plastic wrap and are delivered to your home or studio.  We include insurance as part of the shipping cost so that any shipping damage can be repaired for you.

Typical pricing for shipping in the continental U.S. is from $750-$1000.  Shipping times typically vary from one to two weeks.  When the shipment is close to you (within a few days), the shipping company will contact you to arrange a convienient time to deliver.

International shipping is available.  Contact us for a quote through our freight company.  Customers are responsible for any duty or taxes when shipping outside the U.S.

We’re happy to arrange local delivery to customers near our shop (NYC, Philadelphia, etc.) at lower rates, or you can arrange pick up at our Doylestown location.  Inquire for details.

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