Hensvik bookcase2

Published on February 8th, 2012 | by Jules Yap


HENSVIK Bookcase Desk

HENSVIK Bookcase Desk

Materials: HENSVIK Bookcase, ADEL kitchen cabinet door, table legs (2), table leg mounting hardware (2)

Description: I covered the backboard of the HENSVIK bookcase with a fun gray and yellow patterned fabric. Hubby installed the table leg hardware on to the ADEL kitchen cabinet door(purchased in the “As Is” section for $3.99). After measuring the depth of the bookcase, we added two notches to the kitchen cabinet door/desk top making it easier to slip into place.

HENSVIK Bookcase Desk
HENSVIK Bookcase Desk
HENSVIK Bookcase Desk
HENSVIK Bookcase Desk

We added a 1 inch piece of wood to the inside of the bookcase which was screwed into another 1 inch piece behind the bookcase to support the back edge of desk top. I spray painted the legs with satin finish paint . We slipped the desk top into place and screwed in the legs. After getting all of my supplies organized, I now have my very own Bookcase Desk!

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~ Adriana, Southern California

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Jules Yap

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2 Responses to HENSVIK Bookcase Desk

  1. Anonymous says:

    Love this, what a great idea!


  2. Anonymous says:

    Great job! Super cute!

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