I saw a few NES tables around the internet and fell in love with the idea. However, they all fell in either the "not quite what I'm after", or "there's no flippin' way I'm paying that!" category.
I decided straight away that it didn't need to work as a controller...as I thought the novelty would become a bit old before too long. Instead I wanted something that was a bit subtle, looked good, and showed off some nice wood.
Here's how I made mine.....
Step 1: Measure up
First I got my trusty controller out and hit it with some digital calipers to get all the dimensions.