I finished my flexy rack this weekend and wanted to share it with everyone. It's built from 3/4" plated steel rod from McMaster-Carr. The shelves are 2 sheets of 1/2" cherry plywood with cherry iron on edge banding. The whole thing is finished in Danish oil. Each of the full shelves is 22" wide and 20" deep. The top layer of plywood has 4 6"x6" holes cut out of it. I cut a single 12" x 12" green marble tile into four pieces for each shelf and rested the tile on a sheet of rubber in the cut outs. The cost breakdown for everything was (approximately): $80 4x8 sheet of 1/2" cherry plywood $20 50' of 1 7/8" wide cherry edge banding $20 Danish oil and spray top coat $70 for threaded rod, washers, nuts, and rubber sheeting $40 for 4 1' marble tiles = $230 + many hours of my time It really turned out great (if I do say so myself) I finished it just in time since my braided sleeving, shrink tubing, Belden wire, and Canare connectors are showing up tomorrow. It's time to clean up the clutter behind the rack with some custom cables! I'm using Belden 7710 (for component video) and Canare LV-77S for the audio/digital links. I'm going to use a Paladin crimping tool, 2 Paladin dies, and generic coax stripper. I'll let everyone know how it works out since these tools will be around $100 ($70 in crimp/dies and $30 in strippers) which would be a lot cheaper than buying the Canare tooling.