Tall book shelves can be tough to maneuver, especially if you’re packing books in them.
Fortunately, there’s an easy way to keep them stable and in place, and it involves a little bit of woodworking and some patience.
But before you get too excited, the DIY book shelf isn’t the only piece of furniture you need to make.
You’ll also need a desk, chair, chair stand, book shelf, and a desk stand, if you plan on mounting the books on your wall.
Here’s how to make a sturdy book shelf.1.
Cut out the shelves you need3.
Cut the shelves into three pieces4.
Drill holes in the sides of the shelves5.
Cut up the shelves, making sure you cut all the way through6.
Use a ruler to measure where you want to drill your holes in each shelf7.
Drill the holes for each shelf8.
Mount the shelves on the wall.9.
Keep an eye on your books as you go to make sure they stay put.