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Published on February 15th, 2016 | by IH guest


IKEA kitchen range as double workstation

Double workstation from IKEA HAMMARP countertop and METOD cabinets

Ikea items used:

1 Hammarp countertop and 3 Metods kitchen cabinets (height 80 cm)

We wanted to make a long workstation which has room for two at the same time and has numerous drawers/cabinets where you can hide all office supplies. This is an Ikea hack that is incredibly easy to make and you can even choose if you want lots of drawers or cabinets. You can also make it for one person also by cutting the worktop and add two cabinets instead of three.

What do you need:

The only thing you need is a countertop and kitchen base cabinet. We used a Hammarp countertop. It is up to you what kind of kitchen base cabinets you want, it all depends of how much money you want to spend on it. If you want to lower your desk, you can use cabinets wich are 60 cm in height. If you want a high desk I recomend bar stools as shown. We used Bernhard bar stools but Janinge barstool is also ideal when you can regulate the height.

Double workstation from IKEA HAMMARP countertop and METOD cabinets

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~ Bjørn Aksel

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5 Responses to IKEA kitchen range as double workstation

  1. Manuele says:

    Nice idea but cabinet height is 80cm + 4cm of countertop thick is like 84cm and that’s too tall for a standard desk. On the other hand, if we use a 60cm kitchen base cabinet + 4cm it makes 64cm and it’s too short. The standard desk height is 29 to 30 inches (74 to 76 centimeters). Since Ikea sells only kitchen cabinets 60cm or 80cm tall, the best way is to go with the 80cm and cut off excess 10cm (that means cut off one 10cm heigth drawer) and add a 1/2cm forniture legs . That’s what i am going to do. P.S. Ikea sells also 70cm tall drawers but i don’t like the design (the “Alex” series has the shape of the drawers “opene” that let the dust enters inside, the “Klimpen” series is too classic).

  2. Sheila says:

    Nice. I couldn’t find Metod cabinets when searching the U,S. Ikea site. Looks like they are called Metod in Europe and Sektion here in the U.S.

  3. Kristy Jones says:

    Love the idea! The light color of the room is really pleasing to the eyes. Really looks stunning!

  4. BrAve says:

    The whole room looks so crisp and the view is lovely..thumbs up !

  5. Poshnessary says:

    This looks amazing!!

    Kisses from

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