DIY Ladder Bookshelf System with Plans! Learn to Make a Ladder Shelving Unit

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DIY Ladder Bookshelf System with Plans! Learn to Make a Ladder Shelving Unit


If you have the skills you could surely build DIY ladder bookshelf system with a nice design of your own. You need not too much of the extensive woodworking skills in order to make a nice ladder bookcase, a nice ladder storage stand, or a functional outdoor ladder planter stand. You can definitely recycle any old ladder that you have in your garage store or in the basement and use it for making the wine shelving stand or storage unit for any room such as living room, kitchen and even the library.

Let’s check out some of the best DIY ladder bookshelves plans that could help you in building one storage unit of your own without having to spend a lot of money for hiring a carpenter to build it for you. Let’s get started with it now.

Wooden Ladder Shelf

This storage shelf has a slanted design, it has antique touch with the nice shelving capacity for storing bigger items and then middle sized decorative items in the middle. The upper shelves have to be bigger and the bottom shelves have more storage space, the shelving sizes are decided according to the size of these wooden ladder shelves, there has to be balance between the racks since the shape of this storage stand is slanted. You’d need a great big wood boards and some small sized pine wood panels, additional material required for making this shelving unit are nails, screws, and some wood stains. With little carpenter skills you could build this design for any room.

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Wicker baskets used for storing towels and rags over the wooden racks

DIY Plywood Plant Stand

I would agree on the fact that this wooden ladder plant stand is compact and beautiful to be used for decorative purposes in the patio, front yard, porch and even in the luscious outdoor garden that you have near your home or attached with the backyard. This wooden storage shelving unit is so easy to make, you would need plywood, some screws, drill machine, and blue paint (you can use paint color of your choice that goes well with the exterior house walls), I prefer to use the paint that fits your taste and mood for outdoor decor.

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Beautiful outdoor planter decorated on the stand in porch

You do not need extra experience in order to be able to make this shelving stand with four racks, it has quite slanted appearance for this reason is it called slanted legged shelving unit with four racks. The size of the racks fairly change from bottom to the top, because of the slanted storage design, the bottom shelves are wider than the top ones and so on.  This DIY plant stand is not just decorative but is  also very space saving and functional. you can decorate all the plants on it or even decorate it with the plant pots whatever you wish and like to use it for.

 

Decorative wall-mounted ladder shelve system

Who would not love your DIY wall-mounted wooden ladder storage shelf when all the racks are decorated with the assorted items, beautiful flowers, books, lamps and other decorative ornaments that make a nice match with the interior of the room. Well, an old ladder has been recycled for making this ladder shelf on the wall, it has a horizontal design, you do not need additional material other than some brackets and screws and basic carpentry equipment like drill machine and screw cutter for designing this wall storage system.

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A nice tall ladder has been used for this DIY storage project, for example the height of this ladder was 6.6m which is huge, they had to cut it in the middle for making two different sections, Of course you cannot mount it as it is on the wall. Then brackets were used for mounting it on the wall for creating nice storage compartments of moderate sizes.

Simple Ladder Bookcase Shelves

If you have a library in your home, you can surely create an additional bookcase for it by turning an old, unused ladder into shelving system. I am sharing with you a nice ladder bookshelf Plan that would help you make one for your rooms, you can store a great numbers of your novels, books and journals on the racks of this shelf.

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The height and width of this ladder bookcase were decided according to the space available in the room, you can alter its width and size according to your desire within the DIY plan, you can make a sketch of your own for it. This wooden shelving system has four racks and one additional small one on the top, so total of five, but the fifth one is not wide enough. The wood boards are required for making these storage racks, and plywood with some wood is needed for making the shelving legs. You can paint it to improve it for decorative purposes for the living room or for the library room.

Leaning Ladder Shelf with Storage

This DIY Ladder desk storage plan is just simple, it would help you make the racks along with the storage drawers with wooden boards. This shelving system is just great to be placed in the living room, computer room and even in the dedicated office where you work on your laptop or computer. It will offer you adequate shelving place for you to place your office files, office stationery,and couple of essential office supplies along with decorative items such as wooden frames and so on. The design design of this shelf was done by making a division, it was divided into three sections and each consists on five step, the middle part however has two beautiful shelves right on the top and the third one was designed for the desk where you can place your laptop or CPU/computer along with the mouse and keyboard.

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The original ladder shelf plan is just too big, you can modify it, the size, length of the shelves/racks according to the space available in the room. The shelf has enough space for decorating items including flower pots, if you do not want to use in the computer room, you can shift it in the living room and use it as living room TV storage unit as well. You would need different sized wood for making the stands and couple of wood boards for making the shelves. You would also need some glue and nails, and yes you need to be equipped with basic carpentry skills for completing this DIY project.

DIY Ladder Bookshelf for Library Room

Designed within hours, this DIY ladder bookcase Shelf plan is so easy to understand and follow.  They also call it leaning bookshelf because of the structure of the stand and the design of the racks, you can call it whatever you want. It is just the most beautiful and simplest bookcase shelving unit for the library room since it has ample space on the racks for storing books, glasses, and decorative items such as candles. You can do it within 80 dollars or little more, you would need pine wood for building this ladder shelf along with couple of boards for making the rack storage system on it.

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Two-legged Ladder Bookshelf Storage

I absolutely fell in love with this design as soon as I saw it. You would need big pieces of pine wood for building this DIY ladder bookshelf.

It has a frame as well, the racks are built in between the two legs, you can make it with the pre-cut pine wood or cut it yourself, cutting it yourself would be a struggle if you do not have any carpenter skills, additionally you would need nailer and drill machine and couple other items.  These bookshelf storage racks are designed nicely according to the space, you can alter the length, height and width as per your requirements.

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DIY Shelf with Racks

This DIY  framed shelf with Storage rack is absolutely fantastic, doable DIY project if you have the basic skills. This A-frame Ladder storage shelf has three or four racks, and it can be built within days. You would need some pine wood boards for making it or little more items such as sandpaper, nailer, and a drill machine for certain for connecting the boards as shelving racks on this storage system.

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Well if you do not want to use wood board, you would need to buy different measurements of wood plank for this DIY project. It would be fun to make it according to the plan, you also need to paint this A-frame double-legged shelf system.

DIY Ladder Plant Stand for Outdoor

You can pretty much re purpose pine wood, reclaimed wood, rustic or oak or teak wood for making this DIY ladder freestanding Shelf stand for your garden, porch or front door decoration. It has multiple racks on which you can store your big sized plant containers and even plant bowls.

You would need wood planks for making these storage racks, there are four shelving racks, each is 200mm in the height and almost 150mm deep, according to the size of the plant containers that you’d love to place on the shelves you can alter the width and height of the rack.

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DIY White Ladder Shelf Plan

This storage ladder shelf is easy to make, you can make it your weekend project. It would be so easy for you download this DIY shelf plan and then follow it even if you do not have any carpentry skills or any prior  experience to work with the lumbers. However, you’d need to use a woodcutter for making this shelf stand, so for that you need to know how to cut the lumbers and use the nails and so on.

This white colored shelf is so elegant, the best part is it can be dismantled and re-assembled easily, it has five slanted shelves that can be used as nice storage racks for storing items such as books, lamps, reading materials, candles and much more.

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Beautiful DIY White Ladder Shelf Organizer

Well you’d need some old drawers and a ladder for making this type of nice white Ladder shelf organizer with the drawers. This organizer could have drawers depending on how many you want on this shelving system, if you do not have drawers lying in your basement or garage, you could get some from Target or Home Depot, I’d say that white color is the more significant and easily available, however, simple wood like oak, teak or pine wood drawers are so easy to get from the market.

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For making this DIY ladder shelf you would need different lengths of wood, wood screw and couple other carpentry materials for you sure. You also need some drawer knobs for this design which you can get from the store, any color or metal would work as long as it goes well with the design of the rack and shelves.

This DIY project is not complicated and it can be completed within days with ease.

DIY Ladder Book-shelving System

Having a small library room with not enough storage space could be a big hassle, there is a lot of stuff lying around with no source to store the items, couple of bookcase racks will not be able to store all the items, you need a big bookcase storage system which you can make on your own if you have a ladder or couple wood boards. There is a nice DIY ladder bookshelf plan which you could download in PDF and follow for making one bookcase storage stand unit for your library room.

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This bookshelf organizer is so easy to make, it can be completed within six to eight hours and you do not need more than 100 dollars for completing this DIY project.

A-Frame Ladder Bookshelf System

This DIY project is so simple to understand, when you follow it you would be able to turn an old ladder into a nice and very functional bookcase storage shelf, which you can place anywhere. The original plan tells to have an old ladder, you can buy one from the market if you do not have one. It has to be double legged ladder because you need it for making this particular DIY shelf design.

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Furthermore, you would need some wood planks for constructing the shelves on the ladder and some painting supplies like wood stain along with some glue to attach the racks on the shelving system. This project does not have any prerequisites, you need not to have any prior experience. The original plans has four steps, so you’d need four different sizes of wood for the project.

Frame Ladder Shelving Unit

This DIY shelf is pretty easy to make with the ladder, this design has six steps,  and you would need pine woods for making it. You would also need wooden dowels, some wood trim heads along with particular sized pine boards and couple other items for making this frame ladder shelf.

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The plan needs you to have some prior knowledge for making the shelving system, you must have some skills. This DIY project is easy to do if you have tall the tools available. The original shelf is painted in white, you can use the stain and paint color of your choice, any color that goes well with the interior can be chosen.

Copper DIY Shelf with Racks

This design is different than the rest I have shared with you above, if you do not want to have a ladder shelf, you can surely build a copper shelf with racks. The design offers a lot of storage space for any room.

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The project is pretty interesting, it involved around connecting copper pipes together for making a ladder shelf unit. You would need couple pipe of various sizes, if you do not have any already, go to the Home Depot, you will find they have an assortment of colors and materials available for you so you could do your DIY copper ladder project. For this plan, all you need to do is take the copper pipes and them connect them to shape up the ladder form. There is a detailed picture illustration describing how the project can be done.

Antique Style Ladder Storage Shelf

If you love wall storage racks, wine racks, and decorative wall storage units, you would absolutely love to turn an old ladder into wall hanging storage shelf, you can get a ladder from anywhere these days. You can just go for one-legged ladder and then mount it on the wall by using the brackets to keep it tucked well against the wall. Now you will need couple more brackets to fix this shelving unit onto the wall. Need some screws and stud finder.

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This  Antique ladder shelf DIY is easy to make if you follow the plan step by step, it would need couple of hours to complete the project but it is worth it.

Unique Ladder Storage Shelf System

This fantastic DIY wood shelf system would add color, style and elegance to your home. It would provide space to decorate your flowers onto the racks and additionally some decorative ornaments can be placed on it along with some book to convert it into a bookcase for the room. This design is basically a slanted ladder , it has been mounted on the wall, and it has various shelves built in between the legs. This project is so basic than anyone with little knowledge could do it by using basic carpentry tools such as hammer, screwdriver and drill. You would need sandpaper, wood, nails  and of course glue to use on the wood as well.

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This plan tells you how to make a ladder shelf from scratch on your own, it has all the pictures and the illustrations to  offer you the help you need for the project. You can take as many days as you want to built this shelf, but honestly you won’t have to spend so much time on it as it is just to easy to do.

 

 

 

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