It is one of ikea s cornerstone products along with the likes of the malm and the kallax there are so many ways you can customize the billy bookcase with a hack and there have been so many creative projects doing just this, shared by their creators. The ikea billy bookcase range is well known to all, but do you know the bes ikea billy hacks. The ikea billy bookcase is 40 years old and there are so many great hacks out there that celebrate this birthday. Its the booklovers choice that never goes out of style. We have brought together the best ikea billy hacks in one place to inspire you to create something amazing. Billy beige, bookcase with glassdoors, 80x30x202 cm ikea. Ikea billy bookcase 80 tall instructions manual pdf download. It is estimated that every five seconds, one billy bookcase is sold somewhere in the world. Depending on what you want to store, consider whether you need a bookcase with doors and drawers or open shelves.
Billy can be as small and humble or as big and proud as you want it to be. If youd like to see more of our process, check out the playlist below. How to hack sliding doors for ikea billy bookcases diy door. How to hack sliding doors for ikea billy bookcases. Once upon a time, a little bookcase became a beloved classic around the world. This left a gap at the edge of the doors, so there i added the 1. When talking about decoration which must be in all houses, you may agree that decorating have to be the important one. The billy bookcase is perhaps the archetypal ikea product. How to adjust the ikea pax wardrobes doors duration.
Billy bookcase 80 tall indoor furnishing pdf manual download. Then, assemble the full height extension and attach it to the billy frame. Billy is storage furniture thats functional, flexible and modest. I decided to also trim out each shelf for a more custom look. Its popularity and global spread has led to its use as a barometer of relative worldwide price levels.
While its look will remain the same, there will be improvements in the finish and configurability starting in august 2014, the company says. Prime your ikea billy bookcase with a shellac, oilbased based primer and let it dry. The wall width that i had to work with was 175cm and as the billy bookcase is 80cm wide, i knew i had space for two of the bookcases. Uncover the right way to stack area separator concepts from kallax and kallax. Kristina of ich designer created a series of these sliding doors for her billy bookcases.
Ikea billy bookcase in oak with doors and extra shelves. Aug 21, 2015 billy bookcase, white, 80x28x106 cm grytnas glass door, offwhite, 40. Apr 24, 2017 i sketched up a few plans as a rough guideline to follow, then measured and ordered up the main bits that i would need in order to get started. I added trim where the bookcase met the wall and each edge.
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It could be your favourite porcelain or glasses that only are used on special occasions. Most tutorials and other billy bookcase hacks i have seen, only trim out the sides and where each bookcase meets. How to make a diy walltowall bookcase an ikea billy. Can be used as a bookcase either with or without doors, or can be used as a display cabinet by swapping the wooden shelves for the glass shelves, also included. Billy bookcase for sale ikea billy bookcase white 202x80x28. The existence of these objects in decorating is actually a must.
She used osb, which makes the diy look modern and functional, while remaining super affordable. Using an ikea billy hack is a great way to create a stunning bookcase on a budget. By choosing glass doors in the open section, you can place things you want to both display and protect. Ikea billy bookcase 80 tall instructions manual pdf.
How i created my ikea billy bookcase shelving hack. The billy bookcase from ikea is an iconic piece of furniture that has been hacked down the many years it has been sold. On the section that will be in front of the secret door, simply assemble the outer frame of the main bookcase without the back or base. Ikea is making changes to its iconic billy bookcase. But every once in a while, you just need a change, right. We were looking for midheight bookcases with glass doors for our living room, at a reasonable price. How ikeas billy bookcase took over the world bbc news. Diy built ins ikea billy bookcase hack designed simple.
Pretty impressive considering we launched billy in 1979. Because the surface of the bookcase is laminate and almost like plastic, you need an oilbased primer to prevent peeling of the paint and to provide coverage. Weve brought together all the very best ikea billy bookcase hacks for you. Ikea billy bookcase is a simple unit with enough storage for a limited space or a foundation for a larger storage solution if you need it, and adjustable shelves can be arranged according to your needs.
Lot of two ikea hyllis metal shelving unit, 3 shelf indooroutdoor in box. I sketched up a few plans as a rough guideline to follow, then measured and ordered up the main bits that i would need in order to get started. They move on casters with the help of a ushaped channel she affixed to the front of the shelves. Choose between wide, high standing, narrow and low bookcases, in colours such as red, white, black, grey and different shades of oak. Billy bookcases with grytnas glass doors ikea hackers. Shop ikeas signature billy bookcase series for the ultimate customizable storage. We got creative and created our own ikea billy bookcase hack for a fantastic solution. Heres the full tutorial on how we made our custom built in bookcase made from ikea billy bookcases. Spend this time at home to refresh your home decor style. Find loads of ideas and inspiration for your next ikea billy bookcase hack and save a ton of money in the process. Billy white, bookcase with panelglass doors, 80x30x202 cm ikea.
Billy stylised as billy is a bookcase sold by the swedish furniture company ikea. The bookcase was designed in 1979 by gillis lundgren, ikeas fourth employee. Apr 02, 2019 most tutorials and other billy bookcase hacks i have seen, only trim out the sides and where each bookcase meets. For every room, theres a bookcase, and for every bookcase theres a room.
I purchased two of the cheapest versions of the billy available for. Reviewed in the united kingdom on november 23, 2016. Take a look at 19 of the best billy bookcase builtins ever. It was dreamed up in 1978 by an ikea designer called gillis lundgren who sketched it on the back of a napkin, worried that he would. Can fit the height extensions on 3 double 80cm wide bookcases and one single 40cm or 7 singles, 2 doubles and 3 singles etc etc first 3 pictures are professional images to display doors attached to billys bookcase. The door does not fit bookcases purchased in the spring of 2014 or earlier. So, we recently revamped our ikea billy bookcase hack and now we love it even. These mid century kallax the most effective ikea 2020 and ikea kallax hack hacks for tv assist. We used the oxberg doors for hidden storage underneath.1640 236 256 1159 1151 178 1304 984 102 313 322 1388 565 210 343 1621 880 240 761 836 1590 1447 369 1624 1662 346 1122 760 299 903 528 578 916 1229 741 289 1265 1026 598 1183