Tons of routers, many hacked up and modded from everyday things. Is it hard to build a router? Not really, it just takes time and patience. If you’re already running a router, then you’re probably the type of person to enjoys tinkering with things, so why not try making that router look good? If you’re stuck or need advice, then just search for help here in our FAQs, Guides, and forums. Someone will always try to help you in the forums! If you want to do more of the advanced stuff, then some experience with tools like a Dremal & soldering iron is recommended and basic knowledge of computers & electronics. Link.
Router Design Project