Bars 7

Published on September 25th, 2013 | by Jules Yap


Outdoor cooler box


Materials: Metalcabinet Josef

Description:This time I needed something to hold the beers, milk or other liquids cold.
Perfect when you sit outside on warm summerdays along with friends, so everyone doesn’t have to run into the kitchen and pick up new beers all the time.

I found a metalcabinet on ikea called Josef.

Only problem was that it wasn’t supposed to be wallmounted only for stand on the ground, but after opening the box I found out that it would be easily solved with 8 small metal screws.





I then needed some insulation so I bought two pieces of 20mm styrofoam which fitted perfectly, I glued it to the walls and even the door.

After that I did some pimping with a new handle and figuresaw out some letters and spray painted them silvergrey.

I have used it several times and if I put in 5 or 6 iceclamps it keeps the beers cold for hours.

~ Thomas Petersson, Sweden

Shortened LILLÅNGEN children’s shoe rack
Triple Monitor Stand

The Author

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".

3 Responses to Outdoor cooler box

  1. Mattias says:

    Yes, that is exactly what he means, but it’s swenglish for hard ice packs :)

  2. jo says:

    smeg is a brand. they do mostly refrigerators, and, in recent years, they were able to recycle themselves into a very cool (no pun intended) and fashion brand.
    i think iceclamps are those fake chemical ice squares, you put in the fridge and then travel with or go picnic with or put in your shopping bag

  3. Spadlo says:

    Couple questions
    What is an iceclamp?
    And what makes SMEG pimpy? Certainly not the same as in Red Dwarf.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Back to Top ↑
  • Recommended for you

  • FREE 20 Best IKEA Hacks ebook. Get it here!



    And we have the winners for the IKEA Hack & Idea of the Year 2014!
    Without further ado, I would like to announce the winners of the IKEA Hack of 2014 as…

  • And the winners are!
    Again, IKEAHackers readers have chosen. It was another fun year picking the best of the best.

  • View all: Posts in chronological order |
    Hacks of the Year | Ideas of the Year

    Support IKEAHackers! Click here to start your Amazon shopping!.