How To: Hack an Ikea Frosta Stool

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Welcome back to our new series of How To Videos. Here's a great little how to that will show you how to make a $13 Frosta Stool into something much cooler and closely resembling it's original inspiration: Alvar Aalto's 1933 stool for Artek. Click above for the short video and click below to see more info.

What You Need



  • Drill & screw attachments
  • Hand saw
  • Low VOC Paint

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