Published on October 16th, 2012 | by Jules Yap


This Old House does an Ikea Hack!!

Materials: Billy bookcases, trim, baseboard

Description: I take no credit for this hack, only for posting it to this website!

The season premiere of Ask This Old House included a full demo about how to create built-in bookshelves using the Billy. You can watch the full video here.

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

4 Responses to This Old House does an Ikea Hack!!

  1. Swann says:

    Thx for this Billy Hack ;)
    The link point the last episode of the season and the interesting video is The first of seaon 11.

  2. Cookie says:

    yep saw this one this past weekend & instantly recognized the shelves. so does that mean IH gets street cred or TOH finally gets some!

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