Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

Steampunk Nintendo Controller Coffee Table: NESSSS

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Here’s a coffee table that would go well with the steampunk NES. It was made by Charles Lushear of Bohemian Workbench using found items. I wouldn’t disagree if you think it’s more junkyard than steampunk, but either way it’s an impressive piece.

steampunk-nintendo-nes-controller-coffee-table-by-bohemian-workbench

The cedar wood tabletop used to be part of a fence, the A and B buttons are antique clock movements and the Start and Select buttons are vintage rifle magazines. But the most intriguing part is the directional pad.

Apparently that piece of metal is a Katanga cross or a handa, a copper cross that was used as a form of currency in the Democratic Republic of Congo from the 19th to the 20th century. Katanga Katanga cross, y’all.

Lushear is selling it on his Etsy shop for $2,600 (USD). That’s a lot of Katanga crosses.

[via Apartment Therapy]



DrainArt Enamel Pins

DrainArt Enamel Pins

Sculpting Homelander

Sculpting Homelander

Data: A Sitcom for Androids

Data: A Sitcom for Androids

Advertisement
Volkswagen Taos Is a Compact SUV That’s Priced Like a Jetta

Volkswagen Taos Is a Compact SUV That’s Priced Like a Jetta

Updated 2021 Honda Accord Gains Features and Sport SE Trim

Updated 2021 Honda Accord Gains Features and Sport SE Trim

Win a 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 and a Shelby F-150 Truck

Win a 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 and a Shelby F-150 Truck

Advertisement