Published on September 5th, 2012 | by Jules IKEAHacker


A better computer desk shelf

Materials: Ekby Laiva shelf, 4″ Capita legs, 4 bolts, wood putty, sand paper, flat black paint

Description: Mark and drill four 3/8″ holes. Use wood putty to finish bare edge of shelf (if it will be seen) sand and paint. Use the four bolts to secure the Capita legs to the shelf. This looks much nicer than using the Capita brackets.


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4 Responses to A better computer desk shelf

  1. Laurel says:

    This is an interesting idea. Thanks for posting. Looks pretty good as well.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Credited this in my reddit battlestations post, as this was my inspiration for my own custom monitor shelves :)


  3. Doug says:

    Do the bolts come with the legs or is that a separate purchase?

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