Work Station

Published on March 11th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

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fold-down desktop from the ivar unit





bonnie hides a fantastic ivar desk in her wardrobe. the best part is how the legs fold in!

fold-down computer desk in wardrobefoldable computer desk in wardrobefoldable computer desk in wardrobeshe writes, “i needed a desk to fit into my built-in wardrobe at home but there was nothing on the market that would fit properly yet provide a big enough desk space for work. with a 30cm (approx 12″) deep ivar unit already in place, i thought i’ll just buy another 50cm (approx 20″) shelf, knock up a couple of leg frames with some 42mm x 19mm pine and put them together with a bunch of hinges. it was a simple enough concept and here it is! now i have the perfect concealable workstation.”

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3 Responses to fold-down desktop from the ivar unit

  1. Dina says:

    brilliant idea…all i need now is a built-in wardrobe :(

  2. Sandy says:

    Wow! Ingenious idea!

  3. jared says:

    I’m having a hard time finding the pieces in the right size in Ikea’s online catalog. I really like this idea, I’d love to make a sewing station in my closet. Help?

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