Ekby Valter

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Laptop/Book Stand

Published on August 27th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: LANSA Handles and EKBY VALTER brackets Description: A few weeks ago I started a new job, and discovered that the desktop computer has become a thing of the past. In its place was a ThinkPad... Read More


Benno

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Built-in bookcase and Home Theater Unit

Published on August 26th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: 3 x 15″ Billy Bookcases, 2x Billy height extenders, 2 x Billy doors, 2 x Benno DVD Rack, 1 x Hemnes Storage Bench, 1″x2″ moulding, crown moulding and baseboard to fit your perimeter, Brad Nailer... Read More


Bekvam

Piecemeal kitchen island

Published on August 26th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Bekvam kitchen cart (or similar item), Lagan countertop, Vika Byske Table Leg, drawer slider, wooden slats, cutlery tray Description: I’ve had an IKEA kitchen island since sophomore year of college when I moved into a... Read More


Hyllis

Custom wall of shelving…cheap!

Published on August 25th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Hyllis shelves, plywood, four band-aids Description: Hyllis shelves are about $15 bucks a pop at Ikea but are rather flimsy and pretty short. For my bedroom, I knew that I needed to house about ... Read More


Besta

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BESTÅ turns into play-centre

Published on August 25th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: 2 BESTÅ units with 6 shelfs, 2 BESTÅ units with 1shelf, 2 drawers with front, 4 sets of large BESTÅ castors, 8 square doors, all white. Two MDF wooden plates, white paint, screwdrivers, screws, saw... Read More


Malma

The "A rose by any other name is a Malma" mirror

Published on August 24th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Malma Mirror, clay, paint, varnish, glueDescription: Using a self-hardening clay (no kiln needed), form your roses, then once dried, paint and varnish them. Glue them to the Malma mirror with bathroom-tile glue, to which you... Read More


Idealisk

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10-Minute Cheese Grater Lamp

Published on August 24th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: HEMMA light cord/light bulb set, IDEALISK cheese grater, electrical tape Description: I was inspired to make myself a new desk lamp by the lighting design of a trendy Mexican food restaurant in Berlin. I had... Read More


Children

Pax Wendy house

Published on August 23rd, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Pax wardrobe packaging, duct tape, imagination. Description: Unpack wardrobe. Store wardrobe in bedroom for later construction. Gather together the wardrobe packaging, scissors, duct tape etcetera. Discuss with 2 year-old granddaughter on which style her Wendy... Read More


furniture

Lack Scrabble table

Published on August 23rd, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Lack coffee table Description: I had read guides on how to do this on a few websites, but the laminate surface of the Lack table made a mess of their recommendations. Fortunately my brother is... Read More


Besta

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Cabinet for Walter Gropius

Published on August 20th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Besta, Varna, Stolmen components Description: This is the first in a series of sculpture/furniture pieces that are based on the architecture of Walter Gropius, the founder of the Bauhaus. Specifically, I am making IKEA models... Read More


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