Published on November 30th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Fold up workshop

Materials: Bekvam kitchen cart

Description: I used the kitchen cart as the core of a fold up mobile woodshop or craft station. I also use the same cart for mobile tool stands after making the necessary modifications.

~ Donald Henderson, Orleans Ontario Canada

More hacks on

(Visited 10 times, 2 visits today)
Bookcase with scratching post and hammock
Paper napkin and wooden beads

The Author

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".

6 Responses to Fold up workshop

  1. Anonymous says:

    The drawer part is exactly what we need! What did you use (are the drawers from IKEA?)

  2. Anonymous says:

    Brilliant! Exactly what i need for in my little shed!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Nice. Thinking of replicating this myself. two questions – what’s the thickness of the cart’s top butcher block (I want to get strong plywood in same thickness if possible for the long fold-down leaf) and secondly – what kind of hinge did you use on the leaf? Piano hinge or something more substantial?

    email me at gover57 at yahoo dot com

  4. Good idea i like it and it also not take to much space for work.

  5. Michele says:

    That’s probably the best hack I’ve ever seen!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Back to Top ↑
  • Recommended for you



    And we have the winners for the IKEA Hack & Idea of the Year 2014!
    Without further ado, I would like to announce the winners of the IKEA Hack of 2014 as…

  • And the winners are!
    Again, IKEAHackers readers have chosen. It was another fun year picking the best of the best.

  • FREE 20 Best IKEA Hacks ebook. Get it here!

  • View all: Posts in chronological order |
    Hacks of the Year | Ideas of the Year

    Support IKEAHackers! Click here to start your Amazon shopping!.