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Make your own pedalboard in 10 minutes

Not including meatball eating time, of course. Why spend time and money searching for one when you can make your own fantastic pedalboard from IKEA in less than ten minutes? Today I went to the IKEA near my place with the goal of finding a pedalboard. And I found this great coat rack MACKAPÄR, which […]

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July 29, 2019

Floor speaker stands made from IKEA chopping board

I made a set of floor speaker stands from IKEA chopping boards. The speakers are not going to move. These things weight about 30lbs. Much better than cheap floor speaker stands. Related: DIY speaker stands with ADILS table legs IKEA items used: Small FASCINERA x2 Silver ADILS x2 Other items: 8×8 concrete blocks x4 Concrete […]

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April 5, 2019

Before you splurge, check out this $15 DIY pedalboard

As a guitarist and dad, I was searching for an affordable way to keep my effect pedals all secured and easy to move as my toddler likes to rearrange them while I play, disconnecting cables and cords as he fiddles with knobs and buttons. Professionally built pedalboards (like these) can cost an arm and a […]

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January 18, 2019

RFID Shelf for little kids to select their favourite music or stories

My “RFID Shelf”-project is a LACK shelf which is able to play music when you place an RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tag on it. Essentially, you can say it’s an RFID controlled MP3 player. The reason for this project was I wanted to enable little kids to choose their own music or fairy tale like […]


October 12, 2018

Single ODDVALD keyboard stand (or side table)

I bought two Oddvald trestles as I was inspired by the piano stand hack but both would have been overkill for my little keyboard. I then worked out this way to use a single trestle as the keyboard stand base. It took 3 or 4 hours though I did it over a few days to […]


August 21, 2018

Guitar stand that’s affordable and easy to hack

For a Father’s Day gift, a friend wanted to give her husband a guitar stand without spending hundreds of dollars. This took 2 hours to design and build. It cost only the price of the IVAR shelving unit. I used scrap wood for the braces. The wood used in the IVAR unit is soft and […]


July 20, 2018

Make a Music Production Desk with only 40 pounds

My name is Ivan, and I’ve been a music enthusiast my whole life. I wanted to share with you my new video out “Making a Music Production Desk With Only 40 Pounds”. Click the player below or view it on Youtube here. For those who prefer to read, here’s a breakdown of the steps. Music Production […]

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January 15, 2018

SNIGLAR changing table grows up into this

Materials: IKEA SNIGLAR changing table 4 x Toggle Latches Handle (you can also opt for a stylish leather one) Foam Fabric Photo: IKEA.com I needed a quick and cheap way to carry on all my effects pedals in one case and just plug 3 cables, one from my bass to the pedals, one from the […]

November 20, 2017

Fabulous Synth Workstation organized in an IKEA PAX wardrobe

I make experimental electronic music with modular synthesizers and other quirky instruments. This means that there is a lot of cabling and rearranging of gear involved and the place can become really messy during a jam session. So I came up with a solution to keep things tidy (looking), by hacking an IKEA PAX wardrobe. […]

June 19, 2017

Lamplig DIY Hi-End Speaker

I’ve been DIYing speaker for a while. All along I’ve been using MDF or plywood but never used solid wood. One day I walk around Ikea and saw Lamplig chopping block that can be used to make solid speaker cabinet. It has good thickness and big enough size. So I made some plan on the […]

January 12, 2017

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