By De3wii190. Leaning Bookcases & Ladder Shelves. At Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 12:37:11 PM.
In fact, depending on what you plan to put on it, you could actually use a real ladder as a shelving unit by leaning it against the wall without opening it. Since there won't be much depth to the shelves if you do this, make sure you leave the ladder in a part of the room which doesn't get much people traffic. It's perfect for displaying changing artwork or photos and adding interest to a corner.
Winsome Wood Bailey Shelving Unit - This bookcase has a matte black finish and made from solid wood frame and composite wood shelves. It has an overall depth of 14 inches which provides ample space for big books and other collectible and because of its low rails at the back and sides, books are prevented from tumbling down.
The first step is to buy or find your self a second hand 'A-Ladder', these are old wooden step ladders with 5 - 6 rungs, if you don't have one in your garage or back garden you may be able to find a cheap alternative at a flea market or back yard sale. Don't pay more than $10 for a used A-Ladder and if you have to go to your local home depot they are available for bout $20 each.