Secondary Storage

Published on October 6th, 2009 | by Jules Yap


Billy revisited

I like doors on my cabinets to keep the dust away, so I totally dig what Massimo did to his low single Billy.

“My goal was to realize a little cabinet nearby the entrance of my living room. I just bought a Billy frame and two little doors made for the height extension unit. The problem is the frame holes don’t match with the doors mechanism. After measuring the best placement of shelves and doors all together, I drilled eight new holes with a 5 mm drill bit to fix the pivots. The result is a brand new cabinet (width: 40 cm, depth: 28 cm, height: 106 cm) with an open shelf completed by a little wicker basket (perfect to empty my pockets) and two nice compartments to change the bookshelf look of Billy system.”

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

One Response to Billy revisited

  1. Ancsi says:

    This is exactly the idea I was planning, but had not think about the drilling! Thanks for sharing!

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