Oct 16, 2012

{This Old House…Ikea Hack?}

Can you believe it?  This Old House did an Ikea Hack with Ikea’s Billy bookcases!  This is a great tutorial for all of you who need a visual on removing the baseboards, using the Dremel to cleanly cut the baseboards, connecting the bookcases together with screws, and adding base molding and crown. 

I do not take any credit for any of this…but it is a great tutorial/video that anyone can follow.

                                                  Source: thisoldhouse.com via acharmingnest.com on Pinterest



  1. so timely since we just had to solve this problem. Since we are renters we came up with a way to attach the shelves to the wall like a picture and keeps them earthquake safe and keeps our landlord happy.

    1. Hi Jenna - would you share your solution? I too rent in an earthquake zone and would like to know how you did it. Thanks!

  2. I love this project - thanks for pinning!

  3. Hi Erin,
    I am dropping in to say I love your blog. It is inspirational to me. I have never heard of This Old House before (I'm in Australia) and now I am really loving watching the shows online.
    I love what you are doing in your home and thanks for sharing.


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