The Gorm Shelving System from Ikea is a unique offering - it's made of real fir, rather than Ikea's might-as-well-have-invented-it laminate-coated compressed fiberboard recipe. Cool, but the downside? Sometimes softwoods simply ain't straight, and your Gorm ends up a little crooked.
No worries, says Randofo. I'll just make a bench outta it.
And, so he did, with the help of a few power tools and some doweling. Check out the how-to here, and end up with a storage bench that looks like it was supposed to come that way.