January 11, 2013 AT 8:00 am

Lack Arcade Coffee Table #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

LackArcadeCoffeeTable

Great project to take an inexpensive, standard-issue coffee table … and make it awesome!

From IKEA Hackers:

Materials: Lack coffee table, Raspberry Pi, Happ arcade joystick and buttons, Dell LCD monitor, speakers, Logitech MK260 keyboard and mouse, i-Pac keyboard encode by Ultimarc

Description: I had purchased a Raspberry Pi (RPi) credit card sized computer and wanted to do something fun with it. I saw another article on how to make an arcade coffee table and thought I could do it easier by hacking an Ikea Lack table.

The Lack is easily hacked by cutting it’s hollow core material using a utility knife. I outlined the shape of the LCD monitor and carefully cut out the hole.

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