Published on December 23rd, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker


Besta Media Center

Materials: Besta

This hack was in response to the undesirable look of the Besta tv cabinets. I built a frame out of 1×4 pine, painted it to match the brown Besta units, then mounted doors as cover panels. Even though my current TV would have fit in the normal Besta cabinet (40″ Samsung), I like the look of this a whole lot more. If I had wanted a bigger TV, I could have done 3 doors as panels instead.

~ Derek, St Louis, MO

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2 Responses to Besta Media Center

  1. Anonymous says:

    I guess I’m not to clear on what you did here–any in-progress pictures you can share, or details of it with the doors open, so we can see what you did? It looks great–that’s why I’m asking…. Thanks!

  2. Anonymous says:

    yeah please post more photos. Even just some close ups with cabinets open/etc

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