Published on January 19th, 2012 | by Jules IKEAHacker


Workspace for two

Workspace for two

Materials: expedit, vika amon table top,helmer, wood lath

Description: The top plate and secure it with wood glue. Screw the wood lath to the wall at the appropriate height and the affix tabletops with wood glue. Helmer rolling cabinets are placed a respective workplace. To increase stability, I’ve pushed a stable 5cm high pvc pipe between the Helmer and the desk top. Work tops are 150x150cm.

Workspace for two
Workspace for two

~ kasch.net, berlin

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16 Responses to Workspace for two

  1. jmat says:

    Love it! Also the walls,where did you get the wall paper??

  2. Ashley c says:

    Love the glowing lights!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Love the floor!
    Really seems an awesome space : )

  4. Anonymous says:

    Awesome! Great job!

    Sehr schön! :-)

  5. Cécile says:

    I love it !
    If only I had enough space in my appartment !… ^^

  6. biscuit says:

    very very nice hack! creates a comfortable space. i also like the wall paper! where did you get it?

  7. Joyse says:


  8. Anonymous says:

    Perfect! My two sons are going to have this in their room..going to Ikea next weekend! Thank you !!

  9. Javier says:

    Maybe I missed something, but how is the tabletop affixed to the wall? The description seems like part of it was cut off.

  10. kaschne says:

    sorry for waiting… To Javier: the tabletop are afixxed on an wood strip which is with dowels drilled into the wall(5cm wide.But Attention, the tabletop on this strip are stuck with ponal; so please you don´t have to dance on it…;D

  11. Anonymous says:

    I am curious about the table top size – it looks to be square but I cannot find a square size when I browse IKEA site (I am in U.S.)

  12. amelia32a says:

    I am also wondering about the table top size… In the post it says it is 150x150cm, but I can’t find a square one here either (Australia). The closest I can find is 150x75cm.. Is it two tabletops?

  13. Anonymous says:

    Where did you get the table top I can NOT find it anywhere here in New Jersey and surrounding states….I have gone crazy looking for a table top like that for my project!!!!

  14. Kym says:

    Did anyone ever discover where to purchase the work top surface. Ikea sells a Mellatorp that is 75cmx75cm but thats it. Any suggestions???

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