Bathroom

Published on February 10th, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker

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Floating Bathroom Shelf Made with Kee Klamp and Lack Components





Materials: LACK, Kee Klamp fittings

Description: Floating bathroom shelves from Kee Klamp fittings and Lack shelves. Kee Klamp fittings look like a great alternative to Stolmen posts, especially if you don’t want post that go all the way to the ceiling.

See more of the floating bathroom shelves.

~ Chris Pollock, Rochester, NY

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14 Responses to Floating Bathroom Shelf Made with Kee Klamp and Lack Components

  1. Anonymous says:

    I like your work.
    Especially the compination the the kinda old metal with the “new” ikea-furniture!
    Very nice!!

  2. StreetCobra says:

    fantastic!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Nice, but how waterproof is this?

  4. Anonymous says:

    Is there an estimaet somewher of what this cost?

  5. The fittings are galvanized, so it’s very water resistant. You’d probably have problems with mold before you ever had a problem with rust. It could also be done in aluminum.

    If you wanted to pull together a cost, you could put fittings and pipe in your cart on this site. http://www.simplifiedbuilding.com/store/components/kee-klamp.html It all depends on how tall you build it.

  6. Anonymous says:

    could do something similar with galvanized conduit pieces from home depot or similar. same look, and likely much cheaper.

    looks good, but given that lack is just cardboard internals, i’d be worried about the long term strength/stability of the shelf/bracket connection

  7. Anonymous says:

    just a comment on my experience with LACK in bathrooms: depending on how humid your bathroom gets, the LACK covering will eventually begin to split at the edges and discolour slightly. Mine did this after about a 12 – 18 months.

    That said, they are so cheap you wouldn’t expect it to last forever.

  8. Anonymous says:

    One of the best hacks in a while, in my opinion. Very cool. I share the concern of some commenters that Lack is probably not up to the task longer term, but the crisp look of Lack combined with the rough look of the galvanized piping makes this sculpture uniqe.

  9. Anonymous says:

    Love, love, love the simple elegance of this. Definitely a contender for best hack of 2011.

  10. Ditto this is awesome and I thought the same thing BEST HACK FOR 2011!

  11. excellent hack. what keeps the shelves from falling forward/backward? did i miss something?

    wow!

  12. Anonymous says:

    I like it! However, how is this floating if there are legs on the floor?

  13. I think the idea is that shelves are “floating” above the bar.

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