By De3wii190. Leaning Bookcases & Ladder Shelves. At Tuesday, October 08th 2019, 00:52:48 AM.
The last step is to put the ladder shelves onto the A-ladder frame. If you're worried about the shelves falling over under the weight of your belongings you can use glue to attach the platforms to each rung. Some people like to use a few screws just to make sure it is stable; your ladder shelves are now ready for decorating.
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.
With a bookcase of this type, you can really make a statement, whether that is to simply place books on the shelves or even insert drawers and items to make a nice display. Higher quality materials will cost more for the same basic shape but sometimes the juxtaposition of wood and metal can make a beautiful addition to any room. In short, this style of bookcase definitely is a rule-breaker but it is most certainly not a deal breaker when it comes to improving a room. The ergonomics and design of a leaning bookcase truly allow the room to come together in ways previously unknown.