I really like the idea of having a RetroPie arcade machine, but it would take up too much space. This approach — of adding a lift top — gives me the chance both to use the table as a regular play table for my son’s room.
And … when the top is lifted, we can play arcade games, watch a movie or listen to music.
Let’s take a look at how our RetroPie table works. First pictured here closed … as a plain boring table.
Jules Yap started IKEAHackers.net in 2006 as a personal blog to showcase the most impressive IKEA hacks from all over the world. Since then, she has learned a lot more about power tools and DIY. Her site has helped thousands modify IKEA furniture with step-by-step tutorials, craft projects and home styling.