Father built a spaceship for his 5 year old son.
Adam Rifkin stashed this in DIY
It turns out that when you ask people for their old electronics, they are happy to get them out of their house.
And when you have friends who will salvage a master control board from a TV station dumpster, sometimes they hit the jackpot.
A few gauges dresses it up a bit.
Of course it needs a NASA logo...
There was some extra space on the control panel; they added more buttons.
The control panel is ready to go.
His wife was worried because it was pretty wobbly at this point.
The bed isn't wobbling and the control panel is (almost) good to go.
Yes, he always makes that face when he is grinding things.
Once that screw was flat, they were good to go.