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This hack uses a VIKA BLECKET table top, two VIKA ARTUR trestles, four EKBY STILIG shelf brackets, some wooden pegs, nuts and bolts, a power drill, so...
The motivation behind this IKEAHack was the need to keep coffee cups from falling off my drawing table. My table is a set of VIKA ARTUR trestles and a...
Then my dad dropped by and decided that the injustices being visited upon the coffee cup populace were completely unjustified and needed to be address...
First he attached two of the brackets, short sides together to form what would become a support for one of the trestle shelves to rotate on. The holes...
Next, we needed to put a peg through the new support, to rest on the trestle and rotate around. We used the handle off a wooden skewer, but you could ...
Making sure the two EKBY STILIGS were tightly held together, we drilled a hole for the peg to fit in. It doesn’t have to be the exact same diameter – ...
After that, some strategically placed thick double sided tape was added to make sure the trestle shelves didn’t slide around, and the supports were re...
And that’s pretty much it – now I can keep all the screws relatively loose, and pop out the pegs any time I want to rotate the table.
Works great, and my coffee cups are safe from the tyranny of gravity and the whims of friction. Thanks Dad.
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