DIY IKEA Server Rack

Need somewhere to store a server in a branch or home office? IKEA's $ 99Micke desk cabinet serves the purpose well with some simple modifications.

As HTDutchy explains in a post over at HTDutchy, assembling the desk without using the back plate allows plenty of space for routers and even a powerboard. Hit the post for the full details. For more ideas on using IKEA furniture as server storage, check out designs using a shoe cabinet and a metal cabinet render farm.

Micke server unit [IKEA Hackers]


    More of a cabinet than a rack. Something you could mount rails on would be handy.

    Seems like ventilation /cooling would not really work for this. Obviously not for a server that is actually being used heavily.

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