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IKEA Vika Artur?

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Anyone own or have experience with the IKea Vika Artur? I plan on using these for my next desk but i'm a bit worried about the build quality and how it would hold up a table board.

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/40134371
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Ive been using this setup for years now. No issues. They are actually very strong.
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Is this for your computer/office table?

If it is then why not use some of the cylindrical legs in this list
http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/categories/departments/workspaces/11845/
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Originally Posted by SDriver;13394114 
Ive been using this setup for years now. No issues. They are actually very strong.

That's great to hear.. now only to decide whether to go with a white or birch one... hmmm. Mind posting a pic of your setup? redface.gif
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Is this for your computer/office table?

If it is then why not use some of the cylindrical legs in this list

Yes, it'll be for my computer. To be honest, i'm just diggin' the way the vita artur look haha
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Here it is.
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Yeah, i'm definitely going with a vika artur setup.. that looks awesome SDriver... did you get the tabletop from ikea or somewhere else? I plan on getting some wall mounted shelves as well. Thanks for sharing!

Here are some other vika artur setups I thought were cool looking.

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i admit some are a bit girly but imo they're still clean nonetheless.
Edited by semajha - 5/6/11 at 12:35pm
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post #7 of 7
i will say they are pretty dam sturdy i just went today desk shopping my basic test methodology is if it can support my weight its decent, if not run!
and it just so happened each of those legs actually supported me independently, in the long run though i ended up buying the expedit just because i needed a bookcase on the side.
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