Published on April 14th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Lack raised to the third

Materials: Lack TV bench

We are baby-proofing our living room, and the baby gates are high enough that they block the line of sight to our television, which was on a plain Lack TV bench.

I loved the Lack-On-Lack TV benches, but we needed something at least 30 inches tall. I bought 2 additional Lack TV benches. I kept the legs on our existing unit, and added on top of it the ‘box’ to one Lack bench and the slap top of the third. Shelves between the pieces provided spacing. I used double sided foam tape to stick everything together.

Now the TV is hoisted up high enough that the baby gate doesn’t block it, and it’s a nice clean look.

~ Beth Quittman, Seattle

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Jules Yap

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4 Responses to Lack raised to the third

  1. Anonymous says:

    Thx for posting your pix. I’m wondering how large (tall) of a stereo receiver or other component can fit in the space inside the Lack TV Stand? Any chance you could measure that space and post the results? Thx!

  2. Anonymous says:

    very strange

  3. Anonymous says:

    Really great, love it :)
    My lack-on-lack still stands like on the first day … added some table mats to cover cables and white wall etc. … would recommend it for you too :)

  4. Anonymous says:

    Be careful though, my lack tv bench cracked and gave way after about a year… we ended up taking it back for a metal frame tv bench.

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