Step 1: Material
2 sheets of particleboard
1 monetary switch
Random feet of cat5 cable I had
2 random screws I had
3 dark grey can of spray paint
1 quart of custom grey from paint store
1 old Nes system I used for reference
Retro game system bought from amazon
Step 2: Getting Started
With my number picked I just started measuring the Nes and plotted it on my particleboard. I had home depot cut my two sheets into 2 halves. Made transporting and working a lot easier.
Step 3: Cutting
Step 4: Piecing It Together
Image one is the main body with out the shelf
Image two is with the shelf
Step 5: Main Retro Components
Step 1. Gutting the retro. It's a simple system there's really nothing to it.
Step 2. Soldering a momentary switch to the power button using cat5 cable to extend
Step 3. extending the red light
Step 4. Positioning the components on the main body
Step 5. Making a spring loaded button. this was done by using bolts and springs
Step 6: Detail
Step 7: Paint
As for the lettering I did a Google search for Nes fonts until I found a matching one. Printed a few different sizes.. Used painters tape under the lettering. Cut out the letters to make stencils and spray painted..