Building a Hitbox (Stickless arcade stick), help?

Hey SRK, im not one for arcade sticks and im more of a pad player, but i plan on trying everything. My next venture is into the depths of stickless arcade “sticks”.

Ive never built a stick before and i figured this would be a good place to start. Does anyone know of any good newbie proof tutorials on hitbox building? Atm i just own a TE2 which
i obviously didnt build myself, however i have modded it, but i know nothing about wiring or PCBs. i can woodwork to make the case.

These links may help you:

thankyou for this, im reading through everything now and its helping a ton!