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Published on June 7th, 2010 | by Jules IKEAHacker


Rock and moss filled glass vases as table legs

Materials: Moss, rocks and square glass vases

Description: We filled square glass vases with moss and rocks and used them as legs for TV stand, Besta Jagra.

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11 Responses to Rock and moss filled glass vases as table legs

  1. Anonymous says:

    That just looks like a glass and rock explosion waiting to happen.

  2. Anonymous says:

    How much weight can those take?

  3. jo says:

    if you fear glass explosions, just put legs hidden behind the vases, like that you won’t see them and they will support the weight, or at least a part

  4. Anonymous says:

    Holy crap that is totally going to break and explode! What in the world makes you think that will work over the long term?

  5. Anonymous says:

    TV Stand + Glass = Totally Insane!!

  6. naomi says:

    I totally love this. I doubt they are going to break, as long as the pressure is even.


  7. joydeep says:

    That’s a great idea!I doub’t how long would it survive?

  8. Loyster says:

    That looks cool but dangerous…I like the idea though.

  9. Anonymous says:

    You could drill a hole through the bottom of the glass vase if you’re worried about the structural integrity of glass. This way you retain the original legs and just have them sit through the vase directly on the ground.

    They should all hold up as long as pressure remains even, but yes a bad bump or sudden increase of weight could cause them to shatter.

  10. Anonymous says:

    Great idea!

    and who doubts that the glass vases can support the weight of the TV stand might want to watch this:

  11. Christina says:

    I love the visual effect but this really doesn’t look too safe…

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