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Published on August 7th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


How to make a low side table

Materials: Lerberg

Beate found this video on Youtube on making a low side table from the Lerberg CD/DVD wall shelf.

~ Jules

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12 Responses to How to make a low side table

  1. Oven paper says:

    I think I might try to construct a taller version,I simply stretched the tape around the circumfrence of the seat and divided by three.

  2. Anonymous says:

    beautifully presented, Gianfranco! Great creative problem solving and a great re-use of materials. Thank you!

  3. bop nam says:

    Third, you need to site the three legs tripod style. Since IKEA gives you holes for four legs, I used one of the pre-drilled holes and then divided the rest of the circle into thirds. I didn’t use complicated match. I simply stretched the tape around the circumfrence of the seat and divided by three.

  4. vi da nam says:

    you order your glass from a local glass shop. I wanted a wider bedside table than the stool allowed, so I went out on all sides to 16½”. It’s a funky look, but I like it. I also ordered really thick glass (¾”) which is much more costly. You could easily cut the price down by using thinner glass.

  5. Lionesse says:

    I found your video fascinating to watch, and the narration was perfect. Bravo!

  6. majeral says:

    That is a really good video, even though it was hard to understand the video made it very easy to understand what to do.
    Thank you

  7. Its really awesome tutorial video about LOW SIDE TABLE.Thanks for sharing wonderful video.

  8. This is pure genius. This is just too creative.

  9. AprilAries says:

    What an awesome idea! I think I might try to construct a taller version. Thanks for sharing this!!

  10. Saskia says:

    No raytrace shadows next time :P .
    But about the hack itself, love it!

  11. Helene says:


  12. Anonymous says:

    That was a LOVELY video and extremely useful! I am looking forward to making a few of those this fall =D

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