Work Station

Published on October 26th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Way back in 06′

Materials: Abstrakt 18″ x 39″ door (as is) $12.00; Vika Oleby (as is) 4 for $6.00; Non-Ikea items: Waddel top plate $2.00 x4, Screw, bolt, insert nuts & gorilla glue $12.00

Description: I built this as my laptop desk back in 2006 or 07′. I can’t remember exactly when. Now it’s my printer station.

In order to safely secure legs to Abstracts 3/4″ thickness, I had to use insert nuts & gorilla glue. Because I purchased the Vika Oleby legs (as is), there was not any extra hardware. I had to purchase extra 4-top plates, a bunch of screws, furniture bolts, washers & insert nuts. The hardware ended up costing more than Ikea materials. $20.00 vs. $18.00. Project total of $38.00.

~ Wycliffe, Toronto, ONT

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

3 Responses to Way back in 06′

  1. Sebastian says:

    Me too !
    How is the bike mounted ????

  2. If you are looking for original stuff, please visit

    Sinks and tiles from Morocco

  3. E E Terulisse says:

    Looks great but what really catches my eye is the way the bike is mounted. Is there a hack for that?

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