It was pretty hard to find an end table with a cabinet that looked decent. As it turns out, it wasn’t a very good solution because it’s difficult to use in every position. Oh well, it is a prototype.
Original back-light, not being used at the time of this post. The grid lines in the plastic cause IR scatter or blockage in some way. Clear plastic mirror clips are holding the piece of plexiglass to the wood face:
LCD mainboard, mounted to the inside of the end table: