This is what the inside of a $10 Ikea Lack table looks like.

This is what the inside of a $10 Ikea Lack table looks like.
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Ikea Lack tables are not only omnipresent first apartment furniture and a constant sources of Pinterest DIYs, they're also, apparently, mostly cardboard. As in, they looks like they contain more cardboard than the boxes they ship in.

Redditor Silly_Pig discovered as much when he left his table outside in a humid environment—something which would have been fine, probably, if the table was solid plastic. Not so much for cardboard.

This is what the inside of a $10 Ikea Lack table looks like.
Swedish design on the outside, third grade art project on the inside.

As a reminder, this is what the tables normally look like:

This is what the inside of a $10 Ikea Lack table looks like.
You can choose lots of different colors, if you don't like furniture that looks like it's from Barbie's Dream House.
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Other people have shared images from times they similarly let their Lack table get wet:

This is what the inside of a $10 Ikea Lack table looks like.
This looks like a wasps' nest your dad would yell at you for playing tag near.

Possibly what you'd expect from a $10 table, but also kind of surprising since Lack furniture is actually really sturdy until it melts like the Wicked Witch of the West.

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