IKEA catalog 2018: A nod to hacking?

Published on September 6th, 2017 | by Jules Yap

I’ve received my copy of the IKEA Catalog 2018 (thanks @IKEAMalaysia!) and thought I’d post a quick review — a first look, if you may. The first thing that struck me — IKEA the company, the... Read More

Wall Décor


LACKquarium: Decorating with Epoxy Resin

Published on September 4th, 2017 | by Contributor

IKEA items used: LACK shelf 1.90 mt 1. Open the LACK shelf on one large side and empty the content i.e. the cardboard/paper 2. Fill backside of LACK shelf with a LED lightstrip, and place the... Read More

Other Pets


IKEA bird cage: New house for my parrots

Published on August 31st, 2017 | by Contributor

I hacked a new house for my cute birds/parrots (Myiopsita Monachus), from an old IKEA wardrobe (almost 2006). I can’t remember the name. Picture below is the IKEA wardrobe. Birds loves to be as high as... Read More

Hackers Help


Hackers Help: Can you ID this fabric?

Published on August 30th, 2017 | by Contributor

Once again, as the IKEAhackers community has proven so helpful over the years, I am looking for the name of this beautiful fabric. I had it made into a table cloth and pillow cases, and then... Read More



Rolling laundry cart made from KNAGGLIG boxes

Published on August 25th, 2017 | by Contributor

Materials: 4x KNAGGLIG boxes – the bigger ones 4x RILL wheels (one set) 3x hinges from a hardware store 8x 15-20mm wood screws to join the crates 12x 8-10mm wood screws for the hinges 16x 10mm... Read More

Media Storage


IT sideboard: Keep the wifi router out of sight

Published on August 24th, 2017 | by Contributor

Keep cable clutter at bay. Hack a slim and narrow, wall mounted phone and IT sideboard to house tech equipment like wifi routers and chargers. Materials: IKEA: OTTEBOL (40x192cm): 15€ Photo: IKEA.com Additional: Oak-plank (20x200cm): ca... Read More

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