|Project by KnotCurser||posted 12-23-2012 03:57 PM||6295 views||9 times favorited||7 comments|
This was made as an Xmas gift for two of my nephews.
Question: What do you do when your shop has been totally packed up and moved to allow for a new steel ceiling and you don’t have the ability to make even the simplest of tables????
Answer: You purchase a table from Ikea and get busy with a jigsaw!
I also purchased the bins from Ikea – the only part not from there would be the four 10×10 inch building pads.
I measured, taped and then cut holes in the top to allow the bins to be inset and flush with the surface.
Here’s a warning for anyone thinking of cutting into the surface of an Ikea table – the inside of the top is made from layers up upright cardboard-like stuff! I had to paint the outside of the bins as they were clear to start out with so you wouldn’t see the ugly interior.
All-in-all I think this came out really nice – and it was so cheap I was able to also get the curtain climbers even more gifts. ;-)
Enjoy & Happy Holidays!
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