Arcade Power

Make Your Own Joystick Series

Tutorial #1: Preparation

Here is a list of all the materials and tools we will use in our tutorial: (we are selling T-Moldings and Joystick and buttons from Happ/Sanwa)


Before you start, you should think about how you would like your joystick to look like. Plan out its dimensions and button layouts, and make a blueprint of your desired joystick on graph paper. Remember to decide where you will put the start and select buttons. The blueprint is very important later on when cutting the shape and drilling the holes of your joystick.

When you've prepared everything, click here to start building the front panel.