How to Build A ZigZag Bookshelf

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What can you make in 60 minutes? This DIY zigzag bookshelf!
What can you make in 60 minutes? This DIY zigzag bookshelf!

Are you looking for a contemporary piece to add to your home? An interesting bookshelf would be a great idea.

Bookshelves make the most of any room’s storage space. They allow you to use both the horizontal vertical space of a room for storage. They will help you organize much more than just books, too.

You can store and display anything from picture frames, home decor, children’s toys, and personal items on a good bookshelf.

This zigzag bookshelf comes highly recommended. It challenges the structural and visual standards of an archetypal bookshelf. Plus, it adds a certain charm against an empty wall. You can also use this to display photos, mementos, and other trinkets.

This challenges the structural and visual standards of an archetypal bookshelf.
This challenges the structural and visual standards of an archetypal bookshelf.

If you have some spare pieces of plywood, why not dive into it right now? The tutorial says you can easily create this zigzag bookshelf in 60 minutes. This project isn’t overly expensive. If you buy a zigzag bookshelf from the store, this will probably cost you about a hundred bucks.

Materials:

  • at least a quarter of a plywood sheet, 96″ long x 12″ wide x 3/4″ thick
  • at least 60 1.25″ brads for the nail gun
  • wood glue
  • sand paper

Tools:

  • table saw
  • nail gun

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Thanks to innerbubba for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here

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