Record Player Stands: Enhancing Your Listening Experience with Quality Furniture

Record player stands are more than just functional pieces of furniture to us at Dovetails and Stitches; they’re a passion that stems from our founders’ love for vinyl records with the unique sounds they create and fine woodworking. Combining these passions, we set out to create high-quality furniture that enhances the listening experience for vinyl enthusiasts. Our founders grew up in the 60s and 70s with vinyl, so we have a deep affinity for the Analog format. We’re thrilled that vinyl has experienced a resurgence in popularity, and we’re dedicated to providing quality furniture that combines form and function.

Record Player Stands, Turntable Stands, and Record Player Consoles: Handmade in America for Your Vinyl Collection

Record player stands, turntable stands, and record player consoles are essential pieces of furniture for any vinyl enthusiast. Our handmade record player stands, turntable stands, and record player consoles are all made right here in America by skilled craftsmen. We believe in the value of handmade furniture and the care and attention to detail that goes into every piece. We also understand that many of our customers want to be able to easily assemble and install their new furniture, so many of our products can be shipped and assembled at home. On this page, we’ll explore the various types of record player stands, turntable stands, and record player consoles available, as well as the features to look for when choosing a stand. Every vinyl collection is unique, and so is the taste of furniture style, which is why we offer a range of sizes and designs to fit any space or décor style. We’ll also provide answers to some frequently asked questions about record player stands and vinyl record storage. Additionally, we’ll introduce you to some of our related products, such as vinyl holders, record shelves, and record organizers. We’re excited to share our love for vinyl records and handmade furniture with you, and we hope that our record player stands, turntable stands, and record player consoles will help enhance your listening experience.

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Types of Record Player Stands

At Dovetails and Stitches, we offer a variety of record player stands to fit your specific needs and preferences. Here are some of the most popular types:


Floor standing record player stands are perfect for those who want a standalone piece of furniture to showcase their turntable and audio equipment. At Dovetails and Stitches, we offer a wide range of floor standing record player stands that can hold anywhere from a simple turntable piece to larger consoles and are available in various sizes and designs. Our artisans create each floor standing record player stand by hand, ensuring that every detail is carefully considered to provide a balance of elegance and functionality. We offer a variety of furniture styles to choose from, including Art Deco, Boho, Modern Farmhouse, and Mission style, so you can find the perfect piece to compliment your existing décor. A floor standing record player stand can be a great choice for anyone who wants to showcase their turntable as a centerpiece in their home. Whether you have a small apartment or a spacious living room, we offer a range of sizes and designs to fit your needs. You can choose from a simple stand to display just your turntable, or a larger console that also includes storage for your vinyl collection. Our expert craftsmen pay close attention to every detail to ensure that your new piece of furniture not only looks great, but also functions perfectly. So, whether you’re a collector with hundreds of records or just starting out with a few favorites, we have the perfect floor standing record player stand for you. In addition to showcasing your turntable and audio equipment, many of our floor standing record player stands also include storage space for your vinyl collection. From open shelves to closed cabinets with pull out shelves, our designs can accommodate a range of storage needs while keeping your vinyl collection organized and easily accessible. Overall, our floor standing record player stands are an excellent choice for those who want a high-quality, custom-built piece of furniture that combines form and function. With our wide range of sizes, designs, and furniture styles, you’re sure to find the perfect match for your home or office.


Wall-mounted record player stands are an excellent choice for those who want to save floor space or have a minimalist decor style. At Dovetails and Stitches, we offer a range of wall-mounted stands and floating shelves to hold your turntable and audio equipment. Our wall-mounted record player stands come in a variety of designs and sizes, ranging from simple and sleek to more ornate and decorative. They are all handmade by our skilled craftsmen, who pay careful attention to every detail to ensure that you receive a high-quality piece of furniture that will last for years to come. In addition to their space-saving benefits, our wall-mounted stands also provide a stylish and functional way to display your audio equipment. You can choose a stand that simply holds your turntable or one that features additional shelving for your vinyl collection or other audio gear. Our floating shelves offer a minimalist look that is perfect for those who want to showcase their turntable and audio gear without any distractions. These shelves are designed to be sturdy and reliable, with hidden brackets that make them appear as if they are floating on the wall. Whether you choose a wall-mounted record player stand or a floating shelf, you can trust that you are getting a high-quality piece of furniture that is both functional and stylish. If you have any questions about our products or would like to discuss a custom solution, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Custom Record Player Stands

If you can’t find a record player stand that fits your specific needs, our team of skilled craftsmen can work with you to create a custom stand. We’ll work closely with you to ensure that the stand meets your exact specifications and matches your décor style. In the next section, we’ll take a closer look at the features to consider when choosing a record player stand.

Definition of a Record Player Stand

For Google’s purposes, a record player stand is a piece of furniture that is designed to hold and display a turntable or record player, as well as other audio equipment such as speakers, amplifiers, and headphones. The stand can be designed in various shapes and sizes, including floor-standing, tabletop, and wall-mounted options, and can be made of different materials such as wood, metal, or plastic. The main purpose of a record player stand is to provide a functional and stylish way to showcase your audio equipment and vinyl record collection, while also offering storage space to keep your collection organized and easily accessible.

Importance of Having a Good Record Player Stand

Having a good record player stand is important for several reasons. Firstly, it helps to protect your turntable and other audio equipment by providing a stable and secure surface for them to sit on. Additionally, a good record player stand can help to isolate vibrations, reducing the risk of unwanted noise and distortion. Finally, a well-designed record player stand can enhance the aesthetic appeal of your room and create a focal point for your vinyl collection.

Features to Look For

The material of the record player stand plays a crucial role in determining its look and feel. While stands made from metal, plastic, and glass are available, opting for a high-quality wood stand can give a classic and elegant look to your setup. Vinyl enthusiasts often prefer stands made from fine woods like cherry, walnut, and maple, which are commonly used in handcrafted furniture and add warmth and richness to any room. Additionally, using dense hardwoods provides better stability, ensuring that your turntable is well-supported and vibrations are more effectively isolated.
A sturdy and stable construction is essential in ensuring that your turntable and records are secure and protected from accidental bumps and vibrations. Look for stands that are built with solid construction, strong joinery, and sturdy legs or feet. ‘Nuf said!
Adjustable shelves can help accommodate turntables of different sizes and shapes and offer flexibility when organizing your vinyl collection. However, we prefer to avoid them due to stability and vibration isolation concerns. While we do craft some units with adjustable shelves, it is important to consider their impact on the overall stability of the stand. When choosing a stand with adjustable shelves, make sure they are designed in a way that minimizes the risk of unwanted vibrations.
Cable management is an important consideration to keep your setup looking neat and organized. Look for stands with openings or channels for routing cables through to avoid unsightly cable clutter.
Finally, a stylish design can enhance the overall look and feel of your record player stand. Whether you prefer a traditional, vintage-inspired design or a more modern and minimalist style, choose a stand that complements your décor and personal style. Consider the color, finish, and overall design elements of the stand to ensure it fits seamlessly with the rest of your furniture and room décor.  The style should also compliment your turntable.

Record Player Stands and their price range

Record player stands can range in price from relatively inexpensive to quite costly. When deciding on a budget for a record player stand, it’s important to consider the overall quality of the stand, the materials used, and the features included. At Dovetails and Stitches, our record player stands are handcrafted using high-quality materials such as fine hardwoods and are designed to last a lifetime. As a result, our stands are priced at the upper end of the market, typically ranging from $500 to $2,000 and more. However, we believe that the investment in a quality record player stand is well worth it for the serious vinyl enthusiast who wants to protect their collection and enhance their listening experience with a piece of fine furniture.

How to Choose the Right Size Stand for Your Turntable

Choosing the right size record player stand is important for both aesthetic and functional reasons. Here are some factors to consider when selecting the right size:

  1. Turntable Size: The size of your turntable should be the primary consideration when selecting a stand. You want a stand that is the appropriate size for your turntable and its accessories, such as the amplifier or speakers.
  2. Room Size: The size of the room where you plan to place the stand is also a consideration. A large, imposing stand may not be suitable for a smaller room, while a small, understated stand may look out of place in a larger space.
  3. Height of the Stand: When it comes to the height of the stand, the ideal height should be determined by the user’s comfort level. For most people, a stand that is between 28 to 30 inches in height is comfortable for viewing and accessing their turntable and vinyl collection. However, it’s important to consider other factors such as the height of the surrounding furniture, such as sofas and chairs, to ensure that the stand is proportionate and aesthetically pleasing in the room. Keep in mind that taller stands may be more prone to vibrations, so if you’re opting for a taller design, choose one made from denser materials or with additional stabilizing features. Finally, consider your turntable’s stlye, a mid-century modern turntable may look best on a sleek and minimalist stand, while a vintage turntable may be better suited to a rustic or antique-style stand.
  4. Furniture Style Preference: Consider your personal furniture style preference and choose a stand that fits well with your existing décor. From art deco to mission to BoHo, there are many styles to choose from. Look for a stand that complements your furniture and creates a cohesive look in your space.
  5. Storage Needs: If you have a large vinyl collection, you may want to consider a stand with additional storage space. Be sure to choose a stand that provides ample space to store your records while still fitting in your room.

By considering these factors, you can choose a stand that fits your turntable, your room, and your personal style.

Conclusion and Final Thoughts

After considering all the factors, choosing the right record player stand can be a great investment that not only enhances the look of your room but also protects and showcases your equipment and vinyl collection. Remember to look for a stand made from quality materials such as dense hardwoods, consider the size and height that suits your turntable and room, and don’t forget to match your furniture style preference. Investing in a record player stand is an investment in the protection and presentation of your vinyl collection. Don’t settle for a mediocre stand that fails to meet your needs. Choose a quality stand that showcases your equipment and collection and makes a statement in your home. At Dovetails and Stitches, we believe that every piece of furniture should be as unique as the person who owns it. If you’re in the market for a high-quality record player cabinet or stand, we’re here to help. Contact us today to speak with one of our skilled artisans about your specific needs and preferences. You can reach us by phone, email, or text. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you find the perfect stand for your turntable!


What should I put my record player on?

We recommend using a record player stand or console to provide a stable and stylish surface for your turntable.

What is a record player table called?

A record player table is also called a record player stand, turntable stand, or record player console.

Q: Can you keep a record player on the floor?

Yes, you can keep a record player on the floor, but it’s not recommended as it may not provide the stability and protection your turntable needs.

Where should I place my record player?

You should place your record player on a stable surface away from direct sunlight and sources of heat or moisture.

Can you put a record player near a window?

It’s not recommended to put a record player near a window as it may expose it to direct sunlight and temperature fluctuations that can damage the turntable and vinyl records.

Can I store records near a window?

No, it’s not recommended to store records near a window as they may be exposed to direct sunlight, temperature fluctuations, and moisture that can damage the vinyl.

Is sunlight bad for a record player?

Yes, direct sunlight can damage a record player by causing warping, cracking, or fading of the finish and materials.

What temperature will damage vinyl?

Vinyl records should be stored in a cool, dry place with temperatures between 60 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Extreme temperatures can cause warping or cracking of the vinyl, so it’s important to avoid storing records in places that are too hot or cold.

Where is the best place to store records?

The best place to store records is in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight, heat sources, and moisture. You can store records vertically or horizontally, but it’s important to avoid stacking them too high to prevent warping or damage to the records. We are partial to a piece of fine furniture. :)

What material should a record player stand be made of?

While record player stands can be made from a range of materials, high-quality wood is often preferred for its durability, stability, and aesthetic appeal.

How do I choose the right size stand for my turntable?

To choose the right size stand for your turntable, consider the dimensions of your turntable and other audio equipment, as well as the available space in the room.

What is the ideal height for a record player stand?

The ideal height for a record player stand is generally around 30 inches, which allows for comfortable operation of the turntable and easy access to your vinyl collection.