One, the back panel is usually only a structural support piece on Pax cabinets. IKEA hackers is all about modding, repurposing and customizing IKEA products. I believe if you build a frame and mount the doors in front of them, you should not be able to see the fixings at the back. The PAX back panels are a bit flimsy and will bulge if you lean something against it, from inside. Learn how your comment data is processed. A piece of shower board from Home depot won’t have that folded seam so it will be stronger, and bonus it comes painted white already so it matches white cabinets. Depending on the kind you pick, this will give you a nice texture and depth to the inside of your wardrobe. Obviously prices will vary depending on your exact Pax configuration, your chosen door design and the joinery fee. A subreddit dedicated to the Swedish furniture store started by Ingvar Kamprad in a small town called Älmhult that now spans the globe. Press J to jump to the feed. The problem is we have a service door to some pipes etc. I’ve not had a need to reinforce the back panels of my PAX wardrobe, so I’ve not given this a go. Any views from anyone? Just about to order 100cm wide PAX wardrobes. We’ve shown you ways to make freestanding IKEA wardrobes look more expensive, and now it’s all about how to make them look built-in and custom.I combed the internet for the best — and in many cases astonishing — times that PAX became part of a … You’re bound to find something to inspire you. The as-is department was happy to look for spares but didn't have any and said they don't really get PAX stuff frequently. We have 5,000 (+ counting!) Helsingo make designer doors for Ikea furniture, like the Pax wardrobes and these simple, yet beautiful doors fit perfectly into this high end scheme. This is probably the cheapest and easiest way to accomplish the task! Ikea is pretty much completely unhelpful in getting replacement back panels for a couple PAX cabinets. I'm planning to put up two 1m width pax wardrobes next to each other, in a space where they will fit snugly. Also, then the back panel can then be removed without damage, and the cabinets repacked flat and moved if needed. The PAX back panels seem a bit flimsy and I am guessing that they will bulge if anything is pushed against them from the inside of the wardrobe. Put hot glue in the edge of the back panels and the side walls and top + bottom boards. The closets will be attached to both the wall and each other. I am thinking of purchasing a PAX wardrobe to fit on a little corner on my entry room. The PAX back panels seem a bit flimsy and I am guessing that they will bulge if anything is pushed against them from the inside of the wardrobe. Aside from mirrors, there is an Ikea Pax wardrobe hack that I’m going to share with you! ... Other IKEA PAX wardrobe problems I didn’t want to put all this work into making the Pax look custom only to have a seam give it away that these are indeed IKEA! Ideas to cover up back of PAX doors. They can end up looking absolutely fabulous, like the one pictured above. I was thinking of fixing some ply battens across the back. Another option is to cut a corresponding hole in the backer to leave room for the access door to open. Ideas that can help you out :), New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Assemble the PAX structure including the back panel. Without the backing it will have a tendency to wobble side to side. If I leave the back panel off one of the two closets, I will still have full access to the service door. They will share a sliding door. Here’s a guide for you. If I leave the back panel off one of the two closets, I will still have full access to the service door. I’ve found two really good solutions to making the back panels of Ikea Cabinets stronger. 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