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One of our favorite pieces of furniture in our farmhouse rental is the Ikea Fabrikor metal and glass cabinet. It's the perfect solution to the antique house problem of having no closets. We store bath and beach towels in ours. However, Ikea seems to think having only a lock and key to open and close the door is a great idea. It's not, it's horribly bad design. As you can see in the video, our lock mechanism has simply snapped in half from normal use. This is the third time it's broken, so rather than try to repair the lock and key, I decided it was time to "Ikea Hack" the door to make it more stable and usable for our guests well into the future. Enjoy!
Have you had to hack a piece of furniture etc to work in your rental? We'd love to hear about it in the comments!
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