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Toolbox Mod Makes the Wii Ultra Portable

Given the social nature of most Wii games, modifying a toolbox to serve as a Wii briefcase to make toting it to a friend’s house easy is only fitting.

Courtesy of tinker SpicaJames, we find this simple but effective toolbox modification. James originally started his search by investigating getting a Pelican case for his Wii and accessories. When he found the $125 price tag prohibitive (as many of us would for such a side project) he sought out alternatives. A cheap $12 toolbox, a little impact foam, and some handy work with a pair of tin snips to cut out shapes for the Wiimotes, and he had a super cheap and easy to pack and unpack Wii briefcase.

Hit up the link below to check out the pictures of his build.

Wii Briefcase (translated by Google Translate) [via Hack A Day]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 10/19/12

Comments (4)

  1. trinity343

    not a bad idea for someone who travels and brings their Wii with them to places….

  2. r

    …any box makes anything portable. That’s what boxes do.

  3. Scott

    @R exactly what I said on dragons den, but no-one invested in my portable elephant box

  4. r

    @ Scott : that’s cuz you’re suppose to transport elephants into a bag (like with goldfish), not a box –everyone knows that.

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