furniture

Published on April 4th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

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super simple expedit rails





eloisa and jeff sent me this super simple hack.

“we’ve been renovating a small building to use as our office/playroom, and we’ve got a loft space. real rails are very pricey, so by putting 3 expedit low shelves costing us 47 euros, we’ve covered 4.5m of rail, plus extra storage!”

a lovely idea.

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5 Responses to super simple expedit rails

  1. Keith says:

    I’m worried that some of the stuff might fall out the back and land on the people below! How about drilling some holes and threading a rope through the side to prevent stuff from falling out?

  2. Wizz says:

    I think a (plexi)glass back covering would be nicer than a thread to prevent things from falling out.

    Then again… what are the chances of someone dawdling underneath when you accidentally push something through?

  3. Wizz says:

    I think a (plexi)glass back covering would be nicer than a thread to prevent things from falling out.

    Then again… what are the chances of someone dawdling underneath when you accidentally push something through?

  4. Anon.. says:

    Perhaps some recycled window screen?

  5. Anon.. says:

    Perhaps mesh window scren dicretely stapled to the outside would provide appropriate prevention without being visually arresting?

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