Published at Friday, October 11th 2019, 00:27:40 AM. Leaning Bookcases & Ladder Shelves. By Azami Watanabe.
Aside from the leaning and freestanding ladder shelves, this product also comes in other varieties. There is a freestanding vertical ladder shelf, which looks very different to the A-Shaped shelf, imagine a tall narrow CD rack. An example of the vertical ladder shelf is the 'Opus' design it looks like the letter 'S' turned over on its side. This particular style has a retro feel to it that may appeal to younger home owners looking for a trendy interior accessory. The downside to this type of shelf is its price, because of the unique shape and the fact that it is made from good quality oak, this item will set you back much more than the price of a regular A-Shape ladder shelf.
The second step in building your ladder shelves is to take a few measurements, you will need to know the distance between each rung level, this is so that you can cut out your shelves to the right size. After you have the correct measurements, you will need to add about 16 to 17 inches to the length values, each platform needs to be a little longer than the distance between each rung. Don't forget to add up all the lengths and buy enough wood board for all of the shelves, you might be able to get wood for free at your local landfill site.
What most people like about ladder shelves, is that they look original and they can make effective use of the vertical space in your home. If you tend to have a lot of extra belongings and don't now where to store them then this is the right shelf type for your house. A lot of people forget to use the vertical space in their homes; shelves and cupboards are a great way to save a lot of space. Ladder shelves will add a creative touch to your interior and give you a neat way to organize your things.
Ladder shelves have different types: