DIY Hidden Arcade Machine with Raspberry Pi @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi
We all probably have a much better sense of the size of our living space. And if what you want is a home arcade, and you just don’t have enough space, this project from makerAlexandre Chappel might be right up your alley. Here’s more from the Raspberry Pi Blog:
It’s a big piece of furniture, so you’ll need a big space and a good table saw to get all the wood cut. Alexandre made the whole thing out of just one piece of oak plywood. He’s a woodwork perfectionist, and didn’t want any visible screws on the finished product, so he had to get fancy with biscuit joints. He also ironed on edge banding, to give an extra-smooth finish to the rough cuts of plywood.
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