As the shelf is made of metal, there’s the option to temporarily place the pedals with self adhesive magnet strips. This is good if you want to move the pedals around or use different pedals from time to time.
As I only own two pedals and wanted them to be more permanently attached I instead used ordinary pedal Velcro strips. The shelf has a lot of holes in it which means you can also attach the pedals with plastic strips.
The cables can be organised and held in place with plastic strips through the holes.
To make absolutely sure the board doesn’t damage the floor, I used four FIXA stick-on floor protectors — one in each corner under the board.
Optional: If wanted, two ALGOT brackets can be attached to give the whole metal pedalboard an angle. In this case it’s extremely important to attach, for example, two FIXA floor protectors to the brackets. They are extremely sharp and is guaranteed to damage your floor.
~ by David Wallin
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#1 $15 DIY Pedalboard
As a guitarist and dad, Garrett was searching for an affordable way to keep his effect pedals all secured and easy to move as his toddler likes to rearrange them while he plays, disconnecting cables and cords.
Professionally built pedalboards (like these) can cost an arm and a leg. This was a flash of inspiration while looking for something else, as often happens at IKEA. See full tutorial of DIY pedalboard.
#2 10 min pedalboard
Why spend time and money searching for one when you can make your own fantastic pedalboard from IKEA in less than ten minutes? See the hack.
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