Tag Archives: cabinet

DIY Custom Nintendo Cabinet Arcade

A generous Instructible user laid out the step-by-step process of building your own custom Nintendo bartop cabinet. Warning: Two cases of Diet Coke are required for completion. This cabinet supplies you with your very own personal NES arcade console, compact into one arcade-ish interface. Link

Read More »

Zombie Arcades For The Rich Gamer In Us All

With all the DIY arcades out there like the Powerbook arcade or the Metroid themed MAME cabinet, you’d be crazy not to take a crack at building your own. Now if you just so happen to be rich, you won’t mind living by the motto, “can’t someone else do it?” Yes, someone else can do it and that someone is ...

Read More »

DIY: Powerbook Arcade

Who would’ve thought an old Apple Powerbook and a trip to IKEA would be all it takes to create a sweet home arcade. Frederic Sebton took apart his old Powerbook and mounted the monitor and guts inside an IKEA side table, with the screen showing up through a hole cut out of the top of the table. After mounting an ...

Read More »

DIY MAME Arcade Is A Blast From The Past

This DIY MAME cabinet is the kind of arcade system you always dreamed of having as a kid. John Keeler has crafted this work of art and while doing so, was kind enough to throw together a HOWTO so you can build your own. Aside from some of the neat stuff thrown into this thing, such as two NES, two ...

Read More »

Bright Side of the Moon

An eco-friendly moon that’s painted on an average cabinet; it’s sure to keep its owner awake all through the night. In the dark, the cabinet creates an illuminating effect that tries to mimic moonlight. Though you can’t grow space beer on it, you can still put your clothes in it. The picture makes the glow look a little too intense ...

Read More »

Wall socket cabinet not a good teaching tool for toddlers

This cabinet is definitely the wrong thing to buy if you have small children. Why? Because it will teach them that by sticking their arms into sockets, they can find something hidden inside. Not the greatest thing to be teaching toddlers. Now if you don’t have small ones, this is a pretty cool type of gag furniture. The idea remains ...

Read More »

ZVOX 325: surround sound packed into a box

Everyone is buying big LCD TVs these days, and many want to go the whole 9 yards with a new sound system that complements their TV. The only problem is that if you want to complement a new TV, you have to go with surround sound, and that means speakers all over your living room. Until now that is. ZVOX ...

Read More »

The perfect gamers case is created

Take a good look at that picture. Let it all soak in. Mmm yeah, that’s good. This homemade rack (which you too can create with enough time) has a DVD player, a cable box, a PS3, an XBox 360, a Wii, an XBox, and a TiVo shelved down its center. It even has a custom LED computer cooling fan on ...

Read More »