A lot of the stuff I have in my home office
is from IKEA. With their modern designs and cost effective
pricing; IKEA desks, chairs, decoration, and trinkets have pretty much become staples for
any computer setup but which ones are the most popular? Hi I’m David and these are what I think
are the most popular IKEA products for the home office. So starting off with the biggest piece of
furniture for the office, the desk. And IKEA has a lot of popular options and
colors to choose from. Looking for a super budget option? Most people will look at the Linnmon and Adils
desk combo. Starting from just $25 and stays well under
a $100 even for larger combinations, pretty much everyone starts here. Or if you’re looking for something more
durable and adjustable the professional Bekant series is available as a motorized sit stand
desk or I also really like their adjustable sitting desk for improved ergonomics. And there are definitely a lot of other options
that are just as popular but the most popular Ikea desk in my opinion isn’t even a desk
but an innovative hack of putting together a kitchen counter top and some drawer units. (1 part kitchen + 1 part drawer) Specifically
the combo of the Karlby Countertop and the Alex Drawers is my front runner. The Karlby countertop is available in 74 or
98 inches long, and available in different stains over the walnut veneer. And throw that on top of a couple Alex drawers
and Adils legs and you’ve got yourself a great looking, super large, and very solidly
constructed desk for a decent price. Next up the chair, which is probably the most
important piece of furniture in your office since most of us are sitting all day long. The most desirable office chairs are easily
the likes of models from high end companies like Herman Miller or Steelcase but not everyone
can afford to spend over a grand on a chair. And while I think the IKEA Volmar is a good
consideration as a highly adjustable budget pick, the Markus is clearly the most popular
choice. With a super solid build construction, comfortable
mesh back and headrest, and a price tag under $200. It’s the universal budget pick for office
chairs. So after taking care of the major pieces of
furniture for the office next let’s look at the accessories to dress up the desk setup. And I think the key to a great looking computer
setup is great cable management or at least finding ways to hide them. Some simple ways to hide them are to throw
them inside something like a Kvissle Cable Management Box or for a more high tech option
the Romma box with the wireless charging pad on top. But the most popular accessory is the one
you often don’t even see, The Signum Rack quietly hides underneath many peoples desks
and neatly stores all those cables and power adapters away from sight. Cheap, Simple and highly effective. It’s a go to cable management solution for
pretty much any desk setup. One of the reasons I really enjoy shopping
at IKEA isn’t just for the big products but also all the little accessories and options
they offer, which opens up so many Ikea Hacking possibilities. But the most popular IKEA Hack for the office
is a simple Monitor Stand, combining a shelf and some Capita legs and voila better monitor
ergonomics. And thanks to IKEA’s extensive product line
up you can customize this build to variety of colors, sizes and leg designs to match
pretty much any desk design. And finally some decoration. The simplest way to dress up the office is
by adding some artwork or photos in some Ribba picture frame on the wall. Or if you aren’t artistically talented just
grab a ready made piece of art. Looking to add some extra flare to your setup,
the Dioders work in a pinch to add colorful ambient lighting, but the most popular piece
of Ikea Decoration is the Ikea Fejka, an artificial plant. While this may seem like an odd choice, this
Zen like plant, adds a little color and warmth to any modern setup, and there’s no watering
necessary, which is perfect for me. So those are what I think are the most popular
IKEA products for the home office. But do you agree with my choices? Let me know in the comments below. But hope you guys enjoyed this one. You know what to do and I’ll see you in
the next video.

Most Popular IKEA Products for the Home Office Computer Setup

100 thoughts on “Most Popular IKEA Products for the Home Office Computer Setup

  • March 24, 2017 at 10:18 pm
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    Thanks for your recommendations! Perfect timing as I will be going to Ikea tmr.

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  • March 24, 2017 at 10:23 pm
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    Love your videos!!

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  • March 24, 2017 at 10:50 pm
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    Dang RandomBit, IKEA should hire you!

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  • March 24, 2017 at 11:29 pm
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    Creative… that's what I prefer more… and also cheap (that's why we need the creative part). IKEA over here is not equivalent to cheap/budget type… they are either average or even more expensive compared to what sold in local furniture store ones…
    Anyway, I can't really drill holes in my desk… it's an old desk (that I inherited from my grandma) made from a very high quality wood that is very rare and expensive now… I guess I need to find another creative solutions…

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  • March 24, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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    Gotta love IKEA.

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  • March 25, 2017 at 1:02 am
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    I've got the Karlby countertop, the Markus chair, and the Signum rack, and all of them is nice. Especially the Walnut finish on the countertop is nice

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  • March 25, 2017 at 2:00 am
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    You are absolutely correct with your picks, if you watch setup shows, these literaly always show up each episode

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  • March 25, 2017 at 4:34 am
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    LOL, I have a $3,000+ setup and everything I use for my desk, he named. WOW lol…

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  • March 25, 2017 at 5:17 am
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    you forgot ikea lamps bro, i'd buy this first over a plant

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  • March 25, 2017 at 5:41 am
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    I bought a skarsta desk and built a monitor stand after watching your video. They work great. Thank you. But for chairs I would prefer to spend more for a Herman Miller, even the Sayl chair, considering just the 12 year warranty(in Australia).

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  • March 25, 2017 at 7:39 am
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    WHO THE HELL TAUGHT YOU TO SPEAK!?!?!? ACCESSORY (AK-SES-OR-IE) POPULAR (POP-YOU-LAR)

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  • March 25, 2017 at 12:52 pm
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    I agree. great video !

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  • March 25, 2017 at 3:01 pm
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    You can definitely get more comfortable and better quality office chairs than ikea ones for under 200 dollars. case in point http://www.staples.ca/en/Work-Smart-Executive-Eco-Leather-Chair-with-Coil-Spring-Seat-and-Height-Adjustable-Padded-Arms/product_1798485_2-CA_1_20001 … no chair expert but visually a nicer chair and looks a ton more comfy.

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  • March 25, 2017 at 6:41 pm
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    you just described 80% of the desks in r/battlestations

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  • March 25, 2017 at 10:20 pm
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    I just came across this channel and I have two serious complaints. 1. Why don't you have more subscribers? 2. I wish you had more videos, I've already watched them all. But in all seriousness though, the production quality of your videos is superb, keep up the great work!

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  • March 26, 2017 at 12:16 am
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    You're the perfect boyfriend please date me

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  • March 26, 2017 at 12:48 am
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    8 or 9 years ago a community center I volunteered with gave me one of those steelcase leap chairs after 15 were donated to them, I still have it. back then I was 350 Lbs the chair had no trouble with it. great chair.

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  • March 26, 2017 at 7:04 pm
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    When you don't have an IKEA nearby for hundreds of miles 🙁

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  • March 27, 2017 at 8:29 pm
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    I think you hit the nail head on with the most popular desk not actually being a desk. Awesome video.

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  • March 27, 2017 at 8:35 pm
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    How did I not know about this channel? Instant sub!

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  • March 27, 2017 at 10:18 pm
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    David this was a really freaking helpful video thank you !

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  • March 27, 2017 at 11:24 pm
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    I got the Karlby with the Alex drawer.
    Its god damn beautiful. I love it too much. Its matches soo much.

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  • March 28, 2017 at 4:19 am
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    Just found your channel while browsing around YouTube. I like you alot, and your style of reviewing is quick, straightforward, and extremely clean. These are all qualities I highly respect in content Creators. Keep up the good work, and you have earned a well deserved Subscribe from me. Congratulations on the creation of a great channel.

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  • March 28, 2017 at 2:42 pm
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    You video is very well made. How long does it take to make this one?

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  • March 28, 2017 at 9:46 pm
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    Hey, can you do a review of the Pentel Orenz Nero mechanical pencil?

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  • March 28, 2017 at 11:26 pm
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    My favorite monitor stand is the glass one from Monoprice. A 25" glass stand for under $20 and once you buy all the cables and accessories for your desk you can generally get free shipping as well.

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  • March 29, 2017 at 12:22 am
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    The most surprising for me was the Fejka Artificial Plant! I have 3 of them in my kitchen. I'm too messy to keep unessential stuff on a desk.

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  • March 29, 2017 at 7:41 am
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    I just found out about this channel. Probably my favorite new channel right now. Also, I use the drawer/kitchen top hack. However since I'm a taller fella, I use the computer raisers to give a height boost.

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  • March 29, 2017 at 12:12 pm
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    Let's have lots of babies!!!!!!!!!!!!! wah wah wah muda muda muda

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  • March 31, 2017 at 5:07 am
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    The shelf and capita legs are a nice hack. I might have to try that one out!

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  • April 1, 2017 at 3:36 am
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    Half my room is IKEA not gonna lie, Galant table, signum rack and Markus chair.

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  • April 2, 2017 at 1:46 pm
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    just subbed, loving your content ^.-

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  • April 3, 2017 at 11:29 am
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    Love your Ikea videos man. Keep it up!

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  • April 6, 2017 at 3:10 pm
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    Do you get paid for these videos by Ikea, because you should!

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  • April 9, 2017 at 12:47 am
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    Excellent video, looking for a video like this a long time!!!!

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  • April 9, 2017 at 5:18 pm
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    I agree on that fake plant.
    In fact I have one on my desk right now.

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  • April 10, 2017 at 12:59 am
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    Thank you for sharing this. Luv it ! 💗

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  • April 11, 2017 at 5:37 pm
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    what table is that that's coming @2:12 3-Accesssories .
    Looks good. That's the type of table I'm searching for a long time.
    Thanks for the video.

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  • April 13, 2017 at 5:48 am
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    Can't wait for the IKEA going in near my home to open. Also the monitor stand looks like the perfect solution to raise my computer up off the carpet for the apartment I'll be in next year.

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  • April 15, 2017 at 1:38 pm
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    I've seen a lot of setups (youtuber techsource shows many) and completely agree with your choice.

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  • April 16, 2017 at 3:33 am
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    Who loves Ikea food

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  • April 18, 2017 at 4:49 am
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    Have a great day! 🙂
    From a new YouTuber trying to get to 50 subscribers.

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  • April 19, 2017 at 5:54 pm
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    Awesome video! I'm building my home office near future and I'm planning to get an adjustable desk. Gonna use these tips! 👍👍

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  • April 19, 2017 at 9:00 pm
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    Really liked this video! Btw, the word "Fejka" is Swedish slang which means " to fake it" so pretty fitting 😉

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  • April 21, 2017 at 4:19 am
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    Yep, there are some good ideas, I also like the tone of your voice and your last name.

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  • April 21, 2017 at 5:59 pm
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    Yup I always like a nice warm 'Fica' on my desk! 🙂

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  • April 23, 2017 at 5:56 pm
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    00:15 "Hi, I'm David and these are *what I think* are the most popular IKEA products for the home office."
    00:28 "… and IKEA has a lot of popular options and colours to choose from."
    Stopped video.
    To 00:15 : So in fact not the IKEA products which are the most popular for a fact. Just the ones that *you think* are the most popular.
    To 00:28 : Wake me up when you have any sort of real news.

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  • May 5, 2017 at 12:19 am
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    Great video–I love some of the creative combinations you pointed out, and the visuals for the video really show how good they can look in a thoughtful set-up.

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  • May 6, 2017 at 9:04 pm
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    One of the best videos I have EVER seen!!

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  • May 9, 2017 at 2:30 am
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    Price effectiveness? More like ripping their workers

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  • May 14, 2017 at 11:48 am
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    What a great choice David. Cheers

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  • May 17, 2017 at 10:14 pm
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    I've got 2 chairs….1 I got for 10 bucks in a thriftshop, the other one I got for free because the office got new ones…. lel

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  • May 21, 2017 at 12:09 pm
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    That embarrassing moment when a guest finds out the painting is from ikea. u know, theyre beautiful but kinda poor in variety.

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  • June 10, 2017 at 8:15 am
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    4:20

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  • June 14, 2017 at 1:18 am
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    I have the Karlby/ alex drawer set up, I love it. I will post a video with my bedroom/office set up.

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  • September 30, 2017 at 9:00 pm
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    Its kind of sad that I have them all in my home desk 🙁

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  • November 11, 2017 at 9:19 pm
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    🔥 4:20 length 🔥

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  • November 26, 2017 at 4:40 am
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    and when you finally get the perfect picturesque office setup, you can contemplate your lonely and dreadful existence.

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  • November 28, 2017 at 7:26 pm
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    What I love about IKEA is the minimalistic style you can make it

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  • December 7, 2017 at 8:13 pm
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    Don't sleep on my boy the "Micke"

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  • January 5, 2018 at 5:18 pm
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    All good man, great video. But buy a real plant, come on.

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  • January 5, 2018 at 6:42 pm
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    I have all your favourite pieces without the monitor stand, nice ahah

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  • January 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm
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    About the Fejka. I used to have a spider plant in my bedroom which sat adjacent to my desktop pc. I enjoyed it and it lived a long time with some care, but its not so much watering the plant was what concerned me, it was remembering to clean up the dead leaves every now and again… -_-

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  • January 12, 2018 at 9:31 pm
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    1:50 That Volmar headrest. Can't find it anywhere! Is it still available in stores?

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  • January 19, 2018 at 10:55 am
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    Just a little pet peeve, it's pop'you'lar not pop'lar. Great content as always

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  • January 27, 2018 at 8:28 pm
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    Wow i love that ekby/capita combo. And it cost the same as my sigfinn but with metal and a thick plate in massive wood.

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  • February 24, 2018 at 4:57 am
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    i like the file draws with a build on desk table..do u have a video where i can see u make it?

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  • March 11, 2018 at 8:36 pm
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    i have that pjattery wallart

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  • April 10, 2018 at 2:40 am
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    what is IKEA?

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  • May 8, 2018 at 10:44 pm
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    I used KALLAX units for my desk base, with an ALEX add-on shelf unit with drawers on the back, with a MICKE add-on on top of that. Looks great and has so much storage.

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  • May 16, 2018 at 3:04 pm
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    Hi my first visit and I really liked it. Your voice is smooth and you don't drone on and on. Thank you.

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  • May 20, 2018 at 6:59 pm
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    love your choices!!!

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  • June 4, 2018 at 1:37 pm
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    Great video. I love watching all your videos as they are short and informative. Especially this one that gives me a lot of idea how to set up my own. Thanks, David.

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  • June 11, 2018 at 12:38 am
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    Really wish you would have posted prices. Weird you wouldn’t?

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  • June 25, 2018 at 10:22 am
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    Caution : Do not get the Markus chairs from Ikea. No lumbar support. I had two and threw both away. Spend the extra money on high end chairs if you work at a computer 40 hrs a week and don't want to mess up your back.

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  • June 25, 2018 at 9:57 pm
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    Thanks, this gave me tons of ideas

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  • July 10, 2018 at 12:12 am
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    Nice video. Very well put together
    Thanks for sharing

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  • July 14, 2018 at 1:34 am
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    Yes for the most part…

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  • July 23, 2018 at 5:08 pm
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    Lovely video

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  • July 24, 2018 at 8:40 am
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    It's not available in india

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  • July 25, 2018 at 8:43 pm
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    you forgotten : FIXA 114-piece cable management set
    I prefer it over the rack, as it gets cables more close to the desk.

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  • August 2, 2018 at 5:42 pm
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    The linnmon is 250 on Amazon 😐

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  • August 7, 2018 at 1:32 pm
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    i love ikea so much until sometimes i jus go to ikea jus for fun..

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  • August 8, 2018 at 12:49 pm
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    helped out so much,thx

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  • August 11, 2018 at 10:59 pm
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    Subscribe on my channel guys 😉

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  • October 10, 2018 at 9:42 am
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    You suck. That is some cheap ass shit. So whack!

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  • November 5, 2018 at 6:46 am
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    1:13
    AHEM
    RandomFrankP
    AHEM

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  • November 6, 2018 at 10:53 pm
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    I will never understand the desire to have a fake plant in your living/working space.

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  • November 19, 2018 at 11:36 pm
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    I have the Markus chair is amazing

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  • January 31, 2019 at 9:32 pm
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    Great

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  • February 28, 2019 at 3:51 pm
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    Great videos and I like your picks. Of all these types of videos, yours are helping me make my best choices. Thanks!

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  • March 13, 2019 at 1:29 pm
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    We love real plants

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  • April 21, 2019 at 2:01 am
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    Even if they are not, I got some great ideas from the video

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  • May 25, 2019 at 11:34 am
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    I have a limmon top with Alex draws so handy as the draws are long enough which provides excellent storage.

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  • May 28, 2019 at 12:45 pm
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    great video mate

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  • July 17, 2019 at 3:05 pm
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    There is a problem.withtheir furniture…not suitable to certain climates..,their household collection of glass jars is simply great

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  • August 29, 2019 at 2:04 am
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    I work for Ikea and I approve this message

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  • September 25, 2019 at 2:46 am
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    Is Ikea available in India?

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