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Kallax Breakfast Bar – Ikea Hack

My Ikea hack Kallax Breakfast Bar project is finally complete!

For £63, you too can build this Frankenstein’s monster breakfast bar that is both movable and able to store all manner of kitchen shit; there are a vast array of storage options available in the Ikea Kallax range, like the fancy wicker basket cubes and drawers.

For this job, you need a tape measure, a carpenters awl, a pencil and some countersunk wood screws.

  1. Screw the Castor wheels onto the bottom corners of the Kallax
  2. Drill 11mm holes into the Kallax top for the Capita bolts.
  3. Fix the Capita arms/brackets to the Linnnmon table top
  4. Pop the Capita bolts through the drill holes and fix the nut/washer at the other end.
  5. Done.

Here are the bits you’ll need.

  • Castors – Article no: 966.713.00
  • Linnmon Table top – Article no: 702.513.49
  • Capita Brackets (X2 packs) – 400.511.96
  • Kallax Shelving Unit – 202.758.14

 

 

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Indian Lego Minifigs – Gunnabo Ikea Frame hack

Ikea Ribba frames are the preferred choice for most Lego minifig display frame ideas; however the new Gunnabo frames are also good for a hack.

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I used panel pins to pop in some strip wood and spray painted the inner frame, just as I did with the Ribba frames.

As you can see, I decided to make a mini feature using Indian Minifigs, you know, because I’m a bit of a Joe.

Do you like my colouring-in background?  😉

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I’m particularly pleased to give my Sikh minifig a beard using a Father Christmas piece left over from my Lego Advent Calendar.

The completed frame goes quite nicely with the Ribba doesn’t it?

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