Cinder Block Bookshelf
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Cinder block bookshelf. If you stack two full size cinder blocks on top of each other as i do on the bottom shelves of these cinder block book cases you end up with a 16 space between shelves. Cinder blocks are an inexpensive robust and easily available material for building and diy projects. How to make a diy concrete paver block bookshelf. These diy plant shelves are so easy to put together and are made of affordable cinder blocks.
Saw the boards for the shelves to the length you measured. I found pavers that were about 2x5x8 for the rectangles and 2x4x4 for the squares. Place two cinder blocks which will. This is bigger than you need for most books but is great for storing boxes or baskets that contain other items.
Handmade furnitureunique furniturefurniture makingdiy furniturefurniture designcinder block shelvescinder block wallsdecorative cinder blockscheap bookshelves. May 10 2020 explore jeanine mcelvaney deese s board cinder block shelves followed by 125 people on pinterest. 2 when i think of cinder block shelves i flash back to college dorm and fraternity rooms. Space your cinder blocks about 3 feet apart.
Sand both sides of them until smooth. Start with two cinderblocks and set them upright about 3 feet apart depending on how large you want your overhang to be. Most lumber yards and home. How to make cinder block bookshelves positioning the bookshelves.
How to build a bookshelf out of cinder blocks and boards step 1. So on a cold december day i wandered the garden department at home depot. The block and a half size shelves hold most books nicely. Cinder block bookshelf 10 11 cinder blocks and wood planks form a more perfect union in this affordable shelving project easy enough for even a novice diyer to complete.
Lean one board lengthwise against the wall for positioning. Place a cinder block on the floor positioned on its side with the holes pointed up.