Mid-Century Record Cabinet Price: Under $100 Materials Needed: 1 BESTÅ shelf unit, long slab of dark scrap hardwood, 4 hairpin legs, wood glue How It's Done: Assemble the shelf as you would normally, leaving the right side's middle shelf out. From there mount it horizontally on the set of hairpin legs, and glue the slab of scrap wood to the top.
If Brad still dislikes the Bludot console, consider this. Inexpensive. Can also mount it too the wall with the right support brackets. Would be cool to do that. Big Impact, Small Effort: Easy Upgrades for IKEA Furniture