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Published on January 6th, 2016 | by josemari


Hackers Help: Is this an older PAX closet?


In an old blog I found this hack:

PAX closet for workstation?

The author comments that the base of this work station are fitted wall PAX white (2 and 1 50x35x70 100x35x70 mounted without socket) and 5 doors PAX BALLSTAD, but I’ve not found them on IKEA’s web. Is there a similar model? Thanks, hackers.

source: projectlivingbeta via x4duros


Hi Josemari,

I don’t think the frames of the base are PAX wardrobes. Most likely the old FAKTUM/ AKURUM, if you take a closer look at the project photos here. The hinged doors could be PAX though. ~ Jules


Images: projectlivingbeta

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2 Responses to Hackers Help: Is this an older PAX closet?

  1. Laura says:

    It’s an older series of Pax. I bought the same frames about 8 years ago and I think it was discontinued about 5 years ago

  2. tina says:

    Some years ago there used to be short PAX hanging elements that were intended to be hung over your bed. The original blog post of that project is from 2009 – which should be the right timeframe. They are no more. I think IKEA gave them up in 2011 or so.

    I’d simply use some other cabinet with the right size – there should be something that fits in either the Besta series or in the new Method kitchen series or take a look at bathroom or kid’s cabinets. It’s not as if a specific model of cabinet is required.

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