Published on September 21st, 2012 | by Jules Yap


Making a drying rack

Photo: IKEA.com

Materials: Baby bed Sniglar

Description: For drying our printed candy we needed a drying rack. Of course it is much cheaper and easier to have Ikea make it.

Unfortunately they don’t have such an item in their collection, but if you ignore the Ikea instruction manual and simply try to build the rack in a way you think a rack should be built, this is what you get.

Don’t forget to use a saw and some screws, but you will do so in the future with every item you’ll buy.

~ Frans Tielen, Kedichem

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15 Responses to Making a drying rack

  1. cynthia says:

    Goed gedaan! Love it!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Fabulous hack! I can see SO many uses for such a rack!

  3. Anonymous says:

    This can’t be safe for drying babies … :|

    (omg best kitchen hack I HAVE EVER SEEN)

  4. ANA says:

    well… THIS is absolutely CRAzZzZzY!!!!!!!!!!! LIKE LIKE LIKE

  5. Neomig says:

    Brilliant Idea!

  6. Kamianta says:

    Wow! Sooo unexpected! You made my day %)

  7. Anonymous says:

    Wait! What?
    Printed candy? Can you give some details, please?

  8. Anonymous says:

    “Don’t forget to use a saw and some screws, but you will do so in the future with every item you’ll buy.”

    What does that mean?

  9. Mari says:

    I think we’ve discovered a new way of storing large art flat pieces. If we had room…

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