Expedit

Published on August 26th, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker

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Vinyl lovers storage unit and DJ console





Materials: Expedit and Molger legs

Description: Simple !

I took a 5 x 1 Expedit, put it on its side and installed some 10 inch Molger cabinet legs (they go beyond the back a few inches).

The key to this hack is reinforcement. When I use an Expedit I always put it together with wood glue. Makes a huge difference. The Molger was attached to a piece of scrap wood that I grabbed from As-Is for $1, then attached to the Expedit. I used gorilla glue and bolts. It is sturdy and there is no chance of collapse.

Lots of style and storage for $80

Enjoy !

~ J. Rob McNeil 4th, Philadelphia, Pa

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4 Responses to Vinyl lovers storage unit and DJ console

  1. Anonymous says:

    Why the legs? It looks like it would fit the space better without.

  2. I like this idea and might try something similar for my young adult daughter, who is getting ready to set up a DJ station.

    I think that the legs are so that it’s at an easier height to spin records.

  3. Laurel says:

    I think this looks great, and I like the legs. The two light colors and the way it is built make it look clean and chic. Good job!

    Laurel
    http://www.abundantempress.blogspot.com

  4. Anonymous says:

    If you were to fill this full of vinyl I would be worried about sturdiness. We use an expedite for our vinyl and it bows a little under the weight. You may want a third leg in the middle for more support.

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