Published on September 14th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Lack on wheels

Ikea Lack table and Ikea textile, 4 litle wheels, Powertex, paint, varnish

Description: Put textile on table with Powertex (4 layers). Let dry for a few days. Then put a finishing coat of varnish.

Paint the table legs first with primer, then choose colors and let dry. Put a finishing coat of varnish.

Assemble little wheels on table legs.

Put table legs on table…. Finshed !

~ Hedwig, Belgium

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3 Responses to Lack on wheels

  1. Chloë says:

    bummer on the leg’s max load. Can anyone recommend a better leg replacement?

  2. Carson says:

    I put small IKEA castors on my Lack coffee table. It lasted about 10 months and then the lid layer (as eddie describes) collapsed into the hollow leg, twisting and popping the veneer off the legs. I’d say there’s a 20-25 lbs limit. Looks great!

  3. eddie - sg says:

    These legs are hollow, with a layer acting as a lid covering what would otherwise be an open-ended leg each. The castors are attached to the “lids”. I’m guessing 15kgs of weight on the table would cause the castors to start sinking into the legs.

    Good job though on the table top.

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