Instructables: exploring - furniture - ikea - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:25:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 IKEA Futon Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Futon-Hack/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 07:01:31 PST
IKEA HACK: bedside buddy http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-bedside-buddy/
IKEA HACK: bedside buddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SA1B/HWJNWS52/FEWSA1BHWJNWS52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SA1B/HWJNWS52/FEWSA1BHWJNWS52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SA1B/HWJNWS52/FEWSA1BHWJNWS52.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus This smart bedside caddy has compartments to hold all your everyday carry (EDC) sundries. This simple IKEA hack was made from an IKEA flatware holder and has drawer pulls as feet. Put this caddy next to your bed to hold you phone and earplugs at night, or next to your couch to keep your remote contr...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:50:30 PDT
Hemnes Baby Changing Dresser - IKEA-Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hemnes-Baby-Changing-Dresser-IKEA-Hack/
Hemnes Baby Changing Dresser - IKEA-Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/U3KS/HW0FVFDQ/F7XU3KSHW0FVFDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/U3KS/HW0FVFDQ/F7XU3KSHW0FVFDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/U3KS/HW0FVFDQ/F7XU3KSHW0FVFDQ.SMALL.jpg mmaatkamp In the Netherlands, everything remotely baby-related is priced at least double.Therefore, I decided I could transform a regular set of IKEA-drawers into a baby changing table by adding a few planks on top.In the next step you can find an IKEA-style manual for putting it together. IKEA style manual...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 14:05:54 PDT
IKEA Shelf Safe with Magnetic Key http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Shelf-Safe-with-Magnetic-Key/
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:09:50 PST
Rope Bridge Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Bridge-Shelf/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:55:22 PST
OMG the kitchen table became my desk http://www.instructables.com/id/OMG-the-kitchen-table-became-my-desk/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 08:50:15 PDT
Glass Top Desk With Ambient/Bias Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Instructable-Glass-Top-Desk-With-AmbientB/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:42:04 PDT
Concrete Lack: Ikea Table Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Ikea-Lack-Table/
Concrete Lack: Ikea Table Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/QNUC/HKVLCMIS/FNZQNUCHKVLCMIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/QNUC/HKVLCMIS/FNZQNUCHKVLCMIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/QNUC/HKVLCMIS/FNZQNUCHKVLCMIS.SMALL.jpg budman0312 I wanted  a cheap coffee table, so I went to Ikea and picked up a Lack coffee table for $20. It was a little plain, so I decided to customize it a little. Materials and Tools Materials: IKEA Lack Coffee Table ($20) 12 ft. 1x6 boards ($10) Bag of concrete ($3) (I used standard quikrete concrete. F...
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:24:51 PDT
IKEA Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hacks-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/0381/GLTXM4S9/FDA0381GLTXM4S9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/0381/GLTXM4S9/FDA0381GLTXM4S9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/0381/GLTXM4S9/FDA0381GLTXM4S9.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "IKEA Hacks" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 12 different projects that modify IKEA furniture for new uses. Make hanging lanterns, modify a tool box and even construct your own raincoat. All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community, and contain...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:26:37 PDT
Ikea Hack - Pivot TV Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Stolmen-180-Pivot-TV-Mount/
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 12:22:09 PST
LACK around the corner http://www.instructables.com/id/LACK-around-the-corner/
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 21:25:18 PDT
8U Rack Case From IKEA RAST Table http://www.instructables.com/id/8U-Rack-Case-From-IKEA-RAST-Table/
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 10:02:45 PDT
Ridiculously Heavy Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Ridiculously-Heavy-Table/
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Fri, 22 Jun 2012 01:11:51 PDT
Bar Table and Desk - Using IKEA Table Tops (VIKA AMON) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bar-Table-and-Desk-Using-IKEA-Table-Tops-VIKA-A/
Bar Table and Desk - Using IKEA Table Tops (VIKA AMON) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/PI1E/H337KNAV/FJ6PI1EH337KNAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/PI1E/H337KNAV/FJ6PI1EH337KNAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/PI1E/H337KNAV/FJ6PI1EH337KNAV.SMALL.jpg luch I recently purchased two table tops from IKEA, the VIKA AMON series, in high gloss white. I decided that I was going to make the bases for them using pine that I purchased from Home Depot. The majority of the joinery will be pocket holes, using a pocket hole jig.  Level of Difficulty I found this...
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Fri, 15 Jun 2012 09:39:15 PDT
Ikea Bed Hack (RYKENE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Bed-Hack-RYKENE/
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Wed, 30 May 2012 06:56:46 PDT
Ikea DJ Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-DJ-Console/
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Sat, 10 Feb 2007 19:28:25 PST
Ikea lack plus (light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-lack-plus-light/
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Fri, 13 May 2011 13:36:21 PDT
How To Make A Fold out Sofa/Futon/Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Fold-out-SofaFutonBed-Frame/
How To Make A Fold out Sofa/Futon/Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/G648/FW4JU1BC/F8YG648FW4JU1BC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/G648/FW4JU1BC/F8YG648FW4JU1BC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/G648/FW4JU1BC/F8YG648FW4JU1BC.SMALL.jpg VVBoredGuy I enjoy relaxing on a sofa and in my bed, and so it may come as no surprise that I would wish to combine the two. After searching Ikea and several other shops, I found the average price for a "tri-fold" futon was in the region of 120GBP ($150). I found this pretty steep for what is basically some pl...
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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 07:01:39 PST
GORM Ikea coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/GORM-Ikea-coffee-table/
GORM Ikea coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/Z11D/GCI8KLNT/FRPZ11DGCI8KLNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/Z11D/GCI8KLNT/FRPZ11DGCI8KLNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/Z11D/GCI8KLNT/FRPZ11DGCI8KLNT.SMALL.jpg matt.t.mcgowan After seeing randofo's GORM bench / bookshelf project I thought a coffee table would be quite possible and look pretty good with a few slight modifications. I had recently assembled a GORM bookshelf so I thought a GORM coffee table would watch nicely and at a very reasonable price. Bill of Materi...
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Wed, 11 Aug 2010 17:48:22 PDT
DIY Ikea: Modular food shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ikea-Modular-food-shelf/
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Mon, 9 Aug 2010 22:04:41 PDT
Shoe Tower - a free standing, multi-tier floating shoe rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Tower-a-free-standing-multi-tier-floating-/
Shoe Tower - a free standing, multi-tier floating shoe rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/RJJJ/G2HE10TF/FSPRJJJG2HE10TF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/RJJJ/G2HE10TF/FSPRJJJG2HE10TF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/RJJJ/G2HE10TF/FSPRJJJG2HE10TF.SMALL.jpg Jayefuu Shoes take up a lot of space. This is a known fact. In a room as small as mine, space is valuable and the shoe pile that I used to maintain in one corner of my room often became unmanageable as the shoes spread out across my room and enveloped what little floor space I had. Not any more! With a co...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2009 08:02:55 PST
DIY Illuminated Design Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Illuminated-Design-Desk/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2008 04:55:23 PDT
IKEA Hack-a-Lack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hack-a-Lack/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2008 08:19:42 PDT