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Spring remake "home bed" LAK

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Spring alteration LAKIn the vastness of headings alterations IKEA magazine or pridivanny table LAK appears with an enviable constancy. Due to its simplicity and the absence of any fanciful decoration, it is a good basis for creativity. Today's story is about how to turn a small LAK "home flowerbed". It can be easily grow a pair of beams of fresh greens, which will always be at your fingertips. And if your heart desires, then turn it into a winter garden creation, consisting of small-sized plants.

For this we need the following list of materials:

  • 2 LACK table;
  • wooden or plastic dividers;
  • plastic tray;
  • guides (2 pieces);
  • cut thick polyethylene film;
  • measuring instrument, a pencil;
  • a few screws, drill, saw or hacksaw, glue.

For landing Prepare:

  • soil and drainage;
  • seeds or seedlings of small plants.

As already mentioned in the list of supplies, we need a table LACK in duplicate. One of them we collect completely, and the second reserve unassembled. In the first phase we will work with the assembled structure of the table. Flipping it upside down and attach to countertop plastic tray with a pencil plot the auxiliary lines in his path. These marks are set by means of guide bolts. They tray is securely fastened. If necessary, it can be removed and the release of the collected water. To make it freely fell into the pan, countertop needs to be done non-through openings, Without departing from the pallet.

LACK table

Plastic tray

Pallet on the basic rack

Then, on the front side countertops largest feet from the table and measure off looms rectangle. Legs, we will use as a separator inner frame. With a hacksaw cut the top rectangle. Beneath it are paper honeycombWhich also neatly cut perimeter and retrieved. From the second countertop we cut through hole and also extract the cell.

Feet LAK

Scheduled to recess

Cellular content of LAK

Remove cell

The next step we need to do a kind of container from the film, so that the water could not touch the wooden parts. To do this, turn over the top countertop, then laid film so that it covers all the angles, and fasten it to the sides. Then to turn over along with the film to its original position and fasten the second table top. As a result, we turned boxWhich is laid inside the material is water.

Mount for container


LAK cells harboring film

Remove the remnants of the film

Dress up the top part of the table

Now we have to build internal frame of the legs of the second table LACK: 2 of them we cut to equal parts, and other 2 reserve in its original form. Puts partitions as shown in the picture.

The inner frame

Frame legs LAK

In the resulting "pockets"Pour drainage, land, seeds or seedlings.


Soil and drainage

Planted plants

It remains to provide sufficient light, watered as needed and enjoy green the fruits of their labor.

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