Nick’s butcher block work top

Published on November 12th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Nick, an automotive technician in Wilton CT USA, was looking for a work surface top for his toolbox. Shopping around, he found a stainless steel one for almost $800, a butcher block one for about $... Read More


Make a slim and sexy entry way table

Published on November 11th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

I’m loving what Monica did with a Lack wall shelf and Vika Fintorp legs – an absolutely gorgeous entry way table. She ways, “My husband and I needed an entry way table (a landing strip by... Read More


Stark hall unit as a room divider

Published on November 10th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Galloni Michele from Italy modifies a Stark hall unit to serve as a landing strip divider. Galloni says, “I modified it by adding an aluminum frame (1.5 x 3 mm) around the unit. The two legs... Read More



Easy breakfast bar

Published on November 10th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Kathryn from Cyprus had a broken Stranne floor lamp. She salvaged the sturdy leg and topped it with a Pragel countertop. Voila! A breakfast bar. Simple and clean. More hacks on IKEAHackers.net... Read More

Wall Décor

Get art for $4

Published on November 4th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Aah, more from Ikea hackers’ favourite haunt – the As-Is section. Markus picks up some vanilla As-Is MDF boards and does a bang up job turning them into wall decor. Love how serene they look on... Read More


Hack a window seat

Published on November 3rd, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Amy shares her window seat with us, made from Lack shelving units. She writes, “We used two Lack shelves to create seating for our playroom. The Lack shelves are super-sturdy, so we turned them on their... Read More

Living Room

Extra large low coffee table

Published on October 31st, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

This is from Ran, who wanted a big, low coffee table, but couldn’t find one that fitted the two requirements. So he hacks one from Lack shelves. I love the size and the white strip. It... Read More


Antifoni microphone stand

Published on October 30th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

A neat mic stand from Sam. It retains all the manoeuvrability and makes you feel like you’re in a studio. The mic is just super glued onto the Antifoni work lamp. before after  See more of... Read More


XL cutting table

Published on October 29th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

A husband is a good thing, I’m gathering from these recent hacks. Handy hubby Larry whips up this mega-sized cutting table for his wife’s fabric and sewing business. He says, “My wife runs an internet-based fabric... Read More


Make a Halloween lantern sans pumpkin

Published on October 28th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Some humor for the spooky season. A Halloween lanternBen shares his Halloween lantern, made with one 8ml tube of cadmium orange Cotman water colour, one 17¾” Regolit paper lampshade and one Hemma lamp cord. Just an... Read More

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