This DIY Arcade Cabinet Is Made From IKEA Parts

We’ve shown you how to create a stunning arcade cabinet a few times before , but this one is made (mostly) of IKEA components that are easy to buy, easy to modify, and work with just about any gaming system. , old or new.

If you’re curious, here’s what you’ll need, according to Shin Chan, an IKEA Hackers reader from Paris who built this himself:

  • MICKE table $ 49.99
  • Samsung 24 “hdmi monitor with speakers $ 150
  • $ 30 Arcade Stick motherboard (type “arcade stick pcb” at
  • Buttons + joystick (Sanwa brand) 40 $
  • Stainless steel panel $ 30
  • Black Stickers $ 15
  • Stool $ 50

Overall, he spent $ 365 on the whole thing, which suggests that you need to buy everything above. Of course, you will also need a console that you want to use with a setting that SIN Tchan did not include in the price breakdown (but is listed on the site), but is obviously very important. If you’ve got an old console that you’d like to have a little more life on, this could be a great use for it – and the games you sit are picking up dust. Once you have all the components, you basically put everything in the right place, and the link below provides a complete step-by-step guide.

Arcademica | IKEA Hackers


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