A Standing Desk

After reading all about the benefits of a standing desk, I had been wanting to build one for my home office for some time. So after seeing this post on Ikea Hackers, I came up with a plan to use an Expedit book case and a Vika desk top to build a simple but attractive standing desk.

The first step was to do some research on the ergonomics of standing while working on a computer so I could get the height right for me.  I use some books, paint cans, and other materials to prototype the desk I figured out the correct height I would need to work and type comfortably. (more…)

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Built in Basement Home Theater

We wanted to have a built in entertainment center for our basement home theater, it was currently sitting on some wire shelfs and none to stable for some rough and tumble NCAA Football action. So we came up with a plan using parts from IKEA!  We ended up purchasing 3 BESTÅ shelf units, 4 BESTÅ VARA drawer fronts, 6 Lack wall shelves from IKEA for this project plus a bunch of lumber and paint.

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