Hacker Help: LACK o’ Dining

Materials: 2-3 LACK side tables, ikea table legs

Description: I am trying to hack 2 or 3 lack side tables into bar height bistro tables.

I want to buy a peice of wood to ensure all lack table tops stay together and then install the legs. Kinda of like a small mid beam to go on the bottom of the table tops to keep them together and steady.

I’ve seen some hacks on the site but not many that really speak to what I would like to do specifically. The table would help seat 4 people rather than 2. The only table I have seen that its close to what I would like to do is pictured below from a 2008 hack. Luckily they found a billsta bar leg but I have not been as lucky and ikea does not sell the leg on its own.

Any suggestions on which legs would be best to purchase would be great! or even suggestion on building the table since the type of material lacks are made of is questionable when you start to screw or nail into them.

~ Jali, NYC