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Ikea plans to kick off the opening of its first Brooklyn store with a "traditional" log-sawing, instead of a ribbon cutting. But is log-sawing really a Swedish custom? The Daily News investigates. "'That's how they used to inaugurate their new homes in southern Sweden,' said Ikea spokesman Joseph Roth. 'It brings good luck to the home and its future guests.' Not so, says Raquel Ortigueira, who handles cultural and public affairs for the Swedish Consulate General, and a Stockholm native who knows from log rolling. 'This isn't a Swedish thing, it's an Ikea thing,' sniffed Ortigueira, who said that just like in the States, Swedish politicians love cutting ribbons, not logs." [NY Daily News]