Bookcases & Shelving 28

Published on June 14th, 2016 | by Jules Yap


Wood shim RAST dresser

I have a really cool IKEA Rast hack! I attached wood shims to the drawer fronts in a 3×3 grid pattern to create a chic show-stopping dresser.

Wood shim RAST dresser

To create this awesome Rast hack, stain all your pieces before assembling the dresser, glue shims on the drawer fronts, trim any shim overhang using a jig saw, assemble the dresser, and finally, attach cool hardware.

Stain the RAST pieces

wood shims

You can also find the full tutorial on my blog.

~ Allison Hepworth

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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 Wood shim RAST dresser

  1. Nikki says:

    You should be proud, this is a great hack and the dresser looks 100x better!

  2. SuperFly says:


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