Forecast — Record cutting

  • The Fascinating Machines Behind Your Favorite Records

    · By Dan Marter

    For record collectors, there's nothing quite like the warm, rich sound of a vinyl record spinning on a turntable. But have you ever stopped to think about how those records are made? The process of cutting a vinyl record is a fascinating blend of art and technology, and it all starts with a machine known as a vinyl record lathe. What is a Vinyl Record Lathe? A vinyl record lathe is a specialized machine that is used to cut grooves into a piece of vinyl, creating the spiral pattern that is played back on a turntable. Lathes have been used...