Retro Game Button Enclosure

I wanted to make a simple enclosure for this basic Retro Game Button circuit.

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In class we were encouraged to think out of the box when it comes to enclosures, and try to come up with cost efficient solutions using existing or recycled materials. I originally wanted to use this:

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Which I thought would complement the “Retroness” of the button. But then this happened:

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The drill press wasn’t too forgiving. So I was left to search┬ámy pantry for boxes, tupperware, or anything that I can use as an alternative and found this:

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But then this happened:

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Moral lesson, remember to drill pilot holes:

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Final Product:

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