IKEA Kallax Hack as dining table bench and shelf, by Valerie

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3 minutes

Make your own IKEA Kallax dining table bench

Are you looking for inspiration to give your dining room a personal touch? Discover how Valerie created a unique and stylish dining table bench with an IKEA Kallax as a base and a shelf on top. This project shows how you can create a beautiful and functional piece of furniture with a simple piece of furniture and some extras!

The Creation of a dining table bench

The black IKEA Kallax rack , known for its versatility, has been given a new function. Valerie placed the rack horizontally against a wall next to her dining table. The charm lies in the addition of a custom-made plank of Asian Goldplex plywood, perfectly matching the length and width of the Kallax. With its warm wood color, the plank contrasts beautifully with the black of the Kallax, giving the whole a chic look.

The details that make the difference

The plank has been carefully sawn to size by TOSIZE.at and finished with a natural look that emphasizes the wood grain. This creates a rustic, yet modern look that blends effortlessly into the dining room. Not only does the dining table bench from Valerie provide extra seating space, but it also adds a visual element of warmth and homeliness to the room.

The perfect addition to the dining room

The dining table with plank fits seamlessly into the dining room, where the natural light and wooden floor compliment the natural shade of the plywood plank. The combination of classic black with the natural wood color creates a balanced atmosphere that invites you to get together and enjoy meals.

Benefits of making it yourself

Making a dining table bench yourself has its advantages. By choosing TOSIZE.at Valerie was able to determine the dimensions of the shelf herself, making it a perfect fit for her Kallax and the available space. The freedom in choice of materials and the cost savings by tackling it yourself are clear advantages of this DIY project.

A project with style

Valerie's dining table bench project is not only functional rounded, but also has a certain style. The choice of clean lines and the combination of black with natural wood creates a Scandinavian look that radiates warmth and tranquility. This style is known for its minimalism and functionality, both clearly reflected in this project.

The Benefits of Plywood Asian Goldplex

The use of Plywood Asian Goldplex B/BB 18 mm the shelf was a conscious choice on Valerie's part. This material is not only sturdy and durable, but also has a beautiful natural appearance. The wood grain is clearly visible and gives a warm and natural tone to the piece of furniture. The thickness of 18 mm provides a solid and robust look that contributes to the durability of the dining table bench.

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How next?

Want to make this DIY project? Check out Valerie's saw list and complete your order easily.


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