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Published on April 20th, 2013 | by Jules IKEAHacker

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Hacker Help: Double Sliding Doors for the Besta?





Photo: IKEA.com

Materials: Besta Cabinets & doors

Description: We have this Besta unit with two doors that we’d love to convert into sliding doors. Anyone know of a track system we could adapt? Thanks!

~ Ainhoa, Spain

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7 Responses to Hacker Help: Double Sliding Doors for the Besta?

  1. This looks clean and though it looks like as though it will consume more space, I would choose this one for its robust look and color.

  2. Peter says:

    I think you could use two of these rails: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/10105836/ to make each door slide independently.

  3. Anonymous says:

    maybe you want to try the faktum/integral sliding rails, available here: http://www.ikea.com/es/es/catalog/products/70155079/

    looks like the length of 120cm matches the besta very well, but i don’t know how to trim the height of the side rails. better check the instruction manual!

    let us know if and how you made it work :-)

    keep calm and hack on – Alex/Austria

  4. ainhoa vega says:

    Thanks! Unfortunately the first option won’t work since you’d need double the space for them to open. I had thought about the Integral sliding rails but thought I’d have to buy the tallest ones and wasn’t willing to spend 130€! Maybe the small ones will work though, I didn’t realize that. Thanks!!

  5. Saurin says:

    Did you find a solution here? I was looking to do the same thing but couldn’t figure out how to have double sliding doors..

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