Let's hack IKEA!
So I've been using my IKEA LACK table as as a nightstand for two years now. While it's cheap and has a lot of space, I end up having everything scattered across the table and nowhere else to put them. One night, my roommate and I had a conversation about what to do with his plastic drawers that he had used for his previous bed setup. I just had to search a few words on Google, and BAM! Of course it's already been done.
What I used:
I originally used BLANKETT handles but there were a few issues:
Step 1: Drill two holes at the ends of each rail. The shorter side will be attached to the table. I used 7/32" drill bit so that it can catch the wood screw.
Step 2: Figure out where railings go on the table and mark them with a pencil. You'll most likely need two rails for each side.
Step 3: Make pre-drill holes so that it's easier to put the wood screws in. I used a 5/64" drill bit.
Step 4: Put in wood screws into holes. I had to angle it a bit to screw them in. You can also drill a larger hole into the other side of the rail so that you can just put the screwdriver straight through. I used the #6 - 3/4" wood screws that are in the toolbox.
Project complete! I'm now inspired to hack more IKEA tables in the near future.
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