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

Like Us on Facebook

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. Disclosure.

Steampunk Nintendo Controller Coffee Table: NESSSS

 |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  May 8, 2013


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]



2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6: Design

2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6: Design

The Republic of Molossia

The Republic of Molossia

Paragliding the Swiss Alps

Paragliding the Swiss Alps

Bentley Continental GT Mulliner is Crazy Fast and Crazy Luxurious

Bentley Continental GT Mulliner is Crazy Fast and Crazy Luxurious

Porsche Aiming for a Production Car Record at Pikes Peak

Porsche Aiming for a Production Car Record at Pikes Peak

A 2023 Acura Integra Will Race Up Pikes Peak

A 2023 Acura Integra Will Race Up Pikes Peak

Advertisement