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Published on April 30th, 2013 | by Jules Yap


CD storage/sofa table

Materials: BENNO DVD tower, EKBY OSTEN shelf

Description: Having built the Benno tower, saw it off at around 50cm (tall enough for 3 CDs), and use the piece which would have been the top to create a tiny 3-CDs-tall version of Benno by drilling two extra holes on each side at the top of your sawn-off tiny Benno and using the screws it comes with.

Then make another of these from the remainder of the Benno, using what was the middle shelf as the bottom (leaving the same 8cm section at the bottom as a base) and creating a top for it from a spare side piece, attaching using nails or screws.

Then, place the two small units the length of the shelf apart and nail, glue or screw the shelf on to the top. This should create a CD storage unit which can sit between the sofa and the wall, so you have a surface to place drinks/remote and also some CD storage!

~ Katie Steckles, Manchester

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Jules Yap

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3 Responses to CD storage/sofa table

  1. Alex Logan says:

    Rachel I’m in the same exact dilemma with music CDs gotta wrangle these under control before I have a CD Avalanche or stampede, i like the idea

  2. Rachel says:

    Love this as I have so many CD’s (yes people still have them) that are just all over the place.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Just a note for your next project, try to screw from the bottom, it’ll be a cleaner look to your top. But nice little hack! ;)

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