easy to install and nicemahshideasy to install and nice looking5
It was exactly what wejoanneIt was exactly what we were looking for5
Very functional, Couldn’t be easierCRAIGThe Ivar system has been in my family for years and I now have it and just keep added to it. Super easy. Looks clean.5
IVARBRENDAHappy with the shelving we were able to purchase. However we are only partly done as we have to wait for the corner shelves to be back in stock - which may take 2 months!5
so versatileEMMAworks for everything5
Love this product!DianeI started with 2 in college and have 4 now I use for storage. Very handy.5
Great product!RICARDOGreat product!5
Not as good as expectedJunkoIt came crooked and I had to ask for a replacement.3
ivarmatthewits good! i like it. but i think holes should be designated where the observator goes as suggestions sot hey both fit. also it should be suggested that they advise that they sell two observators, not just the one for more support.5
Affordable shelvingAntoniaI've been buying this product since 1990 and just keep adding onto it and painting a new color. If secured to the wall this shelf can hold a lot of weight.5
Versatile shelf system, you can add as you needJBrumasIvar shelf system is very versatile product. I used to create 3 sections of storage in my basement. A narrow kitchen bench (hacked) and and small kitchen bench/shelf under a window (hacked). In Between two shelf sections in the basement there was an empty space under a window that I hacked and created a small workshop desk connecting the two ends of the two sections5
Perfect Storage UnitCM007Although this product is excellent in and of itself, the selves that are sold separately are not as strong. When you remove the metal pegs from the shelves to place in this frame, the metal brace comes right off if you are not EXTRA careful removing the metal peg. Not a pleasant task if you have a lot of these cases.5
Ivar has gone downhillripped off consumerthe cannel under the shelves where the pegs are stored used to be plastic (which made it really easy getting the pegs out, it is now metal. it is impossible getting the pegs out of these channels. we used a butter knife and various screwdrivers cutting myself in the process. the metal channels are incredible flimsy and while getting the pegs out we dislodge the flimsy metal channel and had to mickeymouse it back together. we will never be able to adjust that shelf again because the metal channel isn't connected to the shelf anymore. i have put a lot of ivar together and this new cheap way of making it just doesn't cut it. it is flimsy and i'd be scared to put anything heavy on any of it. you guys really screwed this one up big time. when screwing on the cross brace, part of the side unit cracked. I'm never buying this stuff again and probably won't be spending any money at Ikea again. if there was a lower rating than one star i would be using that.1
Not clear instruction—miss leadingJudy LLIt is not a product to use alone unless to get a set of cross metal. Any this parts info was not list on the retail label1
Ivar Side UnitmlcmlcTerribly disappointed when I found the horizontal side bar was cracked and broken. Should not have been inn your stock was security supports were also missing. Must return and I live 3 hours drive from Ikea Store.1
Great for record storageTEKDJGreat product that I use for record storage. I just get some 1/4 plywood for the back to stabilize the unit and paint it all up. Great value!5
Perfect art studio storageMag 007I bought this 2 weeks ago and Iam so happy, another Ivar - my first one I bought 30 years ago and I still have it in my studio.5
Belle étagère61NathJe suis très satisfaite du look de cette étagère en pin. Apporte un bon rangement.5
A houseful of Ivaramenirdis2Renovating my study meant i needed a few more Ivar shelves and end-pieces for the new configuration. Naturally, they fit in perfectly and help me to organize a complex life. I have over three hundred Ivar shelves and about 60 end-pieces of various sizes. Some of these shelves date back to the late 1970s! I am very happy that Ivar is still in production.5
Ivar is versatilemkwtorontoI like the versatility and the fact that Ivar does not go out of style. I've been mixing and matching combinations for many many years.5
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