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Published on October 18th, 2013 | by Jules Yap


Rustic Vittsjo


Materials: Vittsjo Bookcase

Description: Removed glass shelves. Custom cut wood dimensions of ikea glass shelves. Sand shelves. Condition bare wood shelves. Stain wood Sherman Williams Rustic Gray – wipe immediately to get rustic effect. Sand wood again. Apply satin finish. Assemble and enjoy.

~ Krysta Langham, Los Angeles, CA

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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".

3 Responses to Rustic Vittsjo

  1. Pinkleaf73 says:

    I’m new to the world of the “Ikea Hacks” and it has CHANGED my world! Love to hate these! LOL Can you please tell me what type of wood was used on these shelves? I’m SOOOOOO doing this!

    Thanks so much!

  2. Ildiko says:

    I would like to do the same hack with my Vittsjö too but I’m hesitating because the look of the wood shelves. -> They are higher than the glass one, no? Doesn’t looks strange like that?

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