Make Your Own Atari Joystick Lamp

Ok, so it’s quite old, but something I thought was worth sharing for any hardcore retroheads out there and are handy at woodwork, very handy as it’s no easy task and requires a certain level of skill as well as the necessary tools to create such a masterpiece.
It’s not just a case of taking apart an old joystick and sticking things inside, it’s a proper big lamp that you would use in the living-room or bedroom since it’s just under two feet in height and the ‘button’ is used to turn it on and off.

Joystick Lamp
If you’d like to see the manufacturing process, the equipment and materials needed and even a PDF file to download which you could view on a portable device as you’re making it, visit