Posts tagged as “IKEA Hack”

IKEA Hack. Ideas and instructions on modifying IKEA products.

On this list you can find all my IKEA-articles. These are mostly customization, clever user or electronics or mechanical hacking of the items.

DIY Bed Frame with Storage

Henri Rantanen 0

I moved to a smaller apartment and designed and built a large wooden twin storage bed with a lot of under bed storage because usually, a bed just takes a lot of space that is not too useful for much else than laying in a coma and hallucinating vividly.

IKEA Bekant SmartDesk with Arduino – Upgrade

Henri Rantanen 0

I upgraded the mechanical sensor of my DIY IKEA SmartDesk to ultrasonic rangefinder to set it's height from the floor automatically which greatly improved its usability!

I removed the original magnetic limit-switch and replaced it with ultrasonic PING-sensor that could measure the actual height from the floor.

Read the part 1 of this article

https://www.henrirantanen.fi/2015/03/10/ikea-smartdesk/

System in action

Video

https://youtu.be/-vNAtd21MmA