Published on December 11th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Greek Pi shelf

Materials: 3 Lack shelves, glue, saw.

Description: Building this small book shelf requires three Lack shelves.

The first step is to decide the height of your book shelf. Keep in mind that books and magazines are 25 to 30 cm tall.

Cut one of the Lack shelf (starting from both ends) the two pieces that will form the pillars of the book shelf.

Glue the outer surface of the pillars on the base, then glue the top on the uprights.

Your Greek Pi shaped book shelf is done.

You can equip the book shelf with legs (I used some large Ikea balls) or use the Lack brackets to hang it on the wall (without loading too much).

~ Marco, Rome, Italy

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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".

7 Responses to Greek Pi shelf

  1. dadeschools student portal says:

    this is great.. is it available in ikea shop?

  2. Beate says:

    How do you fix the balls on the board? And what kind of material are they? Good job!

  3. Anonymous says:

    What are the balls you used? Would love to try this out :)

  4. Anonymous says:

    Instead of cutting a long shelf for the pillars, you could also use two of the shorter (26 cm) Lack shelves, if the height works for you.

  5. Hacking says:

    Looks great ..! I will try this in my house. I will give this blog to my girl friend also. She loves to do such things.

    Break The Security

  6. Kate says:

    Really nice. You said you used Ikea balls for the legs, do you know the name?

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