5 Easy One-Step IKEA Hacks For More Desktop Storage

5 Easy One-Step IKEA Hacks For More Desktop Storage

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Taryn Williford
Jun 14, 2011

While it's definitely cool to see somebody make a souped-up Frankendesk from a dozen different IKEA parts, that sort of hack is just a little bit out of our skill and price range. But these five one-step (or no-step!) hacks all offer up extra desktop storage for only $15 to $45.

RAST Nightstand ($14.99)
= Desktop Storage Shelf

TOTAL COST: $14.99
ONE STEP: Place on top of desk.

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EKBY TONY shelf ($19.99)
+ RIBBA Picture Ledge ($14.99)
+ KVARTAL Miter Box & Saw ($4.99)
= Monitor Shelf

TOTAL COST: $39.97
ONE STEP: Saw picture ledge in half and attach to edges of shelf.

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EKBY GRUVAN shelf ($29.99)
+ VIKA CURRY table legs (4 x $3.50)
= Desktop with Glass-View Storage

TOTAL COST: $43.99
ONE STEP: Screw one leg on to each of the four corners of the shelf.

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EKBY JARPEN SHELF ($14.99)
+ CAPITA legs ($10/4-Pack)
= Monitor Shelf

TOTAL COST: $24.99
ONE STEP: Screw one leg on to each of the four corners of the shelf.

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BENJAMIN stool ($19.99, or search eBay)
+ KVARTAL Miter Box & Saw ($4.99)
= Monitor Lift and Cable Box

TOTAL COST: $24.98
ONE STEP: Saw down each leg of the stool evenly and place it on your desk.



(Product Images: IKEA.com. Finished Hack Images: Flickr member cedar_heart licensed for use under Creative Commons, Rasterboy.com, IkeaHackers.net, JoseNet.com, IkeaHackers.net)

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