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Draisienne bike (IKEA hack collection) by Andreas Bhend and Samuel N. Bernier

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Draisienne bike (IKEA hack collection) by Andreas Bhend and Samuel N. Bernier by LeFabShop Mar 12, 2013

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In november 2012, Core77 made an article on their blog about one of my projects, a collection of 3D printed lampshades made to repair IKEA lamps. At the end of the page, the writer (Ray) made a suggestion :

"Where Andreas Bhend's recently-seen IKEA hacks included instructions à la the Swedish furniture giant's pictographic booklets, Bernier has seen fit to customize a part of the whole. But if they're disparate yet equally creative approaches to DIY making, perhaps the next step is for the two to join forces: Andreas, if you're reading this, we'd love to see you guys collaborate on a series of IKEA hacks with bespoke 3D printed parts and instructions..."

That's exactly what we did.

Andreas is a student in the east of Switzerland while I work full time for le FabShop, a 3D printing startup in Paris (France). We didn't know each other, but were motivated by the project. Andreas took the train to Paris where we spent two days and a half doing this :

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I was able to find all of the relatively obscure fasteners listed here on fastenal.com.
Pro-tip obtained from hours of googling: the "m6 30mm screw sockets" are called "pull dowels" in the US or "round coupling nuts" if you are going to buy them from China.


are the files for the lamp shades posted anywhere?

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Instructions

Download the PDF here : www.instructables/lefabshop or here http://issuu.com/andreasbhend/docs/draisienne You'll need 3 times the handle and 4 times the wheel plates.

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I was able to find all of the relatively obscure fasteners listed here on fastenal.com.
Pro-tip obtained from hours of googling: the "m6 30mm screw sockets" are called "pull dowels" in the US or "round coupling nuts" if you are going to buy them from China.


are the files for the lamp shades posted anywhere?
I tought stuff tagged as work in progress was unpublished untill finished. My bad.
Oups, sorry. This shouldn't be published yet ;l
Your link is not working.
We have a couple of these around our kitchen table... I'm sooo tempted! Great job!
Sorry, but what is the right link to instructable page?
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