At last years ETF I had the pleasure to meet Claus from Denmark. He built a D3a LCR phono based on a partial kit from me and brought it to the ETF where it was shown in the danish room.
The unit was beautifully built and sounded wonderful. Claus put a lot of effort into the chassis and the result is stunning. He agreed to write up an essay about his experience while building it. And I am vary happy to be able to share his story with you: