Jeff Sheldon wanted a way to raise his massive 27″ monitor to a better ergonomic eye-level as well as a way to clean up and organize the cluttered desk. Since he couldn’t find anything that was exactly what he was looking for he built his own solution with parts from IKEA. A lot of people have negative opinions about the quality of IKEA products, but if you know how to shop the store you can find some great items.
Materials: Ekby Jarpen, 4-pack Capita 4″ (x2) Description: I wanted to raise my monitors up to eye-level, but as I work on a triple monitor setup, the simple monitor stands I’ve seen on Ikeahackers wouldn’t cut it (unless I made one for each). Instead I researched my options and found the Ekby Jarpen shelf would [&hellip
Sharing a desk with your partner or flatmate is a difficult situation under any circumstances. But when you lump in the added stress of sharing a computer, things get even tougher. Yet one couple has figured out how to make it work—and look good at the same time—with a little help from an IKEA LACK shelf and casters.
DIY Ikea Monitor Stand for $12: If you need to raise your monitor up a little without breaking the bank, Ikea Hackers has you covered. Purchase 4 Capita furniture legs for 10 dollars and an Ekby Laiva shelf for 2 dollars and then attach the legs to the shelf to make an inexpensive monitor stand.