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IKEA Hack Bed Bridge Bookcase

The IKEA Hack Bed Bridge Bookcase is a bridge bookcase made from IKEA cabinets that takes the place of nightstands and spans a full or queen size bed. I built this project for my oldest...

Bed Builder: Greg Walraven

YouTube comments on the IKEA Hack Platform Bed vary widely from “Love it” to “Want it” to “It’ll never last” to “My Dad will never build it”. Some people actually say that they plan...

How to replace Key Fob Batteries

How to Replace Key Fob Batteries

If your car has keyless entry, you have a little remote with a lock and unlock button (called a key fob) which is powered by a small lithium button battery. Those batteries usually last 2-4 years,...

IKEA Hack Platform Bed Q&A

I am overwhelmed by the popularity of my IKEA Hack Platform Bed (affectionately known as #thebed in my house). On YouTube, the video generated more than 16 million views, 40 thousand subscribers, and four thousand comments. Those comments...

Cordless Tools

As a general rule, I don’t like cordless tools for two reasons: battery life and battery life. Batteries often don’t last long enough to do a whole day on a project. They tend to die when...

Understanding Single Pole and 3-Way Switches

Light switches are everywhere. Flip up, the light goes on. Flip down, the light goes off. But do you really know how they work? And what about 3-ways switches – those funky arrangements where...

IKEA Hack Platform Bed DIY

This video shows you how to turn seven standard kitchen cabinets from IKEA into a platform bed with storage underneath. It’s a perfect solution for anyone with limited closet or attic space. Please be...