OK, so I’ve created a few test parts. Firstly in 18mm Birch Plywood, 18mm pine, and also in bamboo (an IKEA chopping board!) Buy them here! I started by cutting the blanks and then added the slots. Cutting the slots in the ends of the lengths, was not the easiest […]
If like me, you’ve wanted to use your Ivar shelves for books, you’ll probably have come across the same problem – the books fall off the ends. So I wanted a simple, but flexible side that would fit into the Ivar shelf mounting pins, but that could be moved should […]
Turning some Ivar shelves into a cupboard, was one of my ideas for my new office space. Open shelves are fine for many things, but I wanted to reduce the visible clutter and be able to hide some things away. Ikea don’t make a cupboard for the small 50cm Ivar […]
How good is Ikea IVAR as a desk? I think it’s great for me. Check out what I’ve done so far and what I’ve learnt along the way.
This was the actually first Ikea Hack I did. The need was for a safe and stable platform that would fit on top of an existing Kalax 2×2 storage unit and provide a somewhere to change baby, to avoid doing it on the floor. The beauty of this is that […]