Look How A Simple IKEA Table Can Be Transformed Into A LEGO Play Table

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LEGOs have been around for several years – since 1949 to be exact.

These interlocking bricks are a favorite of many children all over the world. But us parents also know how tiny the pieces can be, and how painful it can be to step on them! A good storage system is a MUST for any family with kids who play with LEGOs.

Below we will show you how to transform a simple Ikea table into a functional and fun LEGO table.

Here are the supplies you will need:

  • IKEA table
  • IKEA Trofast buckets (medium size)
  • Jigsaw
  • Drill with spade bit
  • Clear sealant
  • Spray paint
  • Sandpaper

1. First, put together the Ikea table you purchased:

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2. Next plan out your design and the number of buckets:

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3. Create a diagram to make sure your dimensions are correct:

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4. Cut out the bucket holes with your jigsaw:

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5. Use your drill bit to create the holes for the jigsaw:

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6. Here you can see the jigsaw at work:

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7. This is what the table looks like so far:

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8. Apply your desired finish:

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9. The finished table with the Trofast buckets in place:

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10. LEGO table in action!

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