The amazing DIY Ikea dream garage

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Living in Los Angeles as a car guy typically means either being wealthy enough to afford a garage (i.e. Jay Leno) or flexible enough to wrench in an AutoZone parking lot. Alas, Jack Olsen's managed to find an incredible compromise.

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Short on space but long on creativity, Jack managed to fit everything a wrench-turner would need with Strong Hold cabinets, some DIY lighting, and a bit of repurposed Ikea furniture. But the best part? That second-hand Vesti hydraulic lift submerged in the ground and tiled to blend into the floor. He paid $455 for it.

In the immortal words of Liz Lemon: I want to go to there. And I'll take the Porsche, too.

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superfastmatt
Matt Brown

I've got a Los Angeles garage, but instead of repurposing IKEA furniture, i just filled it with two motorcycles, a racecar, a trailer and a 1964 Honda. And instead of a $455 floor jack, I anchored hooks into the ceiling.

Your move, Jack.