Children’s front facing book rack

Published on November 2nd, 2009 | by Jules Yap

This is simple hack but I like it. Becca found a great way to display children’s books or any books for that matter, facing front. “We made this children’s book rack by adding a bar on... Read More

Pet Furniture

One for the coop

Published on October 30th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Susan, a mother and chicken owner from Northern Ireland, uses the Ikea Antonius range as a new bug-free chicken nest box and storage unit. The drawers were cut with a sharp knife to create the nest... Read More

Media Storage

Built-in Besta entertainment center

Published on October 30th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

George is quite the hacker and has started his own blog documenting his personal Ikea hacks. “I’ve done two kitchen remodels over the past few years where I hacked/modified Ikea cabinets, however I never documented the... Read More

Work Station


iMac computer desk

Published on October 29th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Gérard from The Netherlands has a sleek solution for his iMac. “My Apple iMac obstructed our dinner table for a year. My wife did not make much of it. To please her I did a little... Read More


Halloween costume – Toxic barrel of waste

Published on October 29th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Just a few more days before Halloween and if you’re desperate for a costume, this is a quick and easy one from Rebecca. “My oldest son’s Halloween costume this year is an Ikea hack. He’s going... Read More

Secondary Storage

Low budget network cabinet

Published on October 28th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Oliver builds a network thingamajig inside a PS cabinet. He says, “We built a network cabinet based on Ikea PS Cabinet “Doppeltür PS Schrank” from Germany. View the original article in German.” Better yet, read the... Read More



Halloween goes East

Published on October 27th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

The day for ghouls and goblins will soon be upon us. Tien and friends decide to go Japanese this year. Why not? Witches and vampires are so last season. “My friends and I are going for... Read More

Work Station

Movable laptop desk

Published on October 26th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Linda hacks together a mobile laptop desk. She didn’t provide the names but I think the base is a Besta height extension unit. The shelf is supported by Capita legs. Linda says, “I have a laptop... Read More


Ecomodder Ikea LED hack

Published on October 23rd, 2009 | by Jules Yap

A hack that Mother Earth will approve. This Ecomodder is from Marcus. “I’m a furniture designer and a ruthless hacker of all things found, discarded and misused. I have a thread going on where ... Read More


Pyrography your kitchen utensil

Published on October 23rd, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Victoria goes arty with the $0.49 Kitchen Utensil Set. Reminds me of henna. But unlike henna which is drawn on, the designs are “burnt” onto the wood. Victoria explains that Pyrography is a little used process... Read More

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