DIY Game Cabinet With Controller Racks
When you are multi-console gamer like myself, one of the largest challenges is keeping all of my different controllers organized along with the consoles.
Once again, a Flickr member comes to the rescue with a game room design solution. kriseattle22 posted a detailed photoset of their new cabinet for their console collection.
In addition to functioning as an attractive shelving unit for their consoles (their drool-worthy collection of new-gen systems along with a top-loading NES), they also added some simple pegs to serve as controller holders for each console.
I really appreciate the controller stations for two reasons…
- It gives you a consistent place to store the controllers — helping you find them every time you want to play.
- It adds a stylist element — especially with wireless controllers.
Older, wired controllers would be a bit more of a challenge to tidy up, but here are some thoughts if you want to build a similar project…
- Add additional pegs to wrap the cords around — much like winding up a garden hose
- You could also hang them straight down and as long as they are spaced out enough and arranged properly, they might actually look presentable.
Anyway, I was really impressed by the project (although I could go with more subtle lighting) and I think the serves as excellent inspiration.