Since our childhood days, we are told that the books are our best companions. We buy them, borrow them, lend them read them, reread them and then ultimately dispose them off. It is such a pity that the books we so much cherished and preserved all our life, we are forced to dispose them off as scrap. There’s more purpose for books though – get them to work as furniture! Here are some ideas to get you started:
Book recliner chair
This arched recliner chair is made of old books stacked together on a cardboard base. This would be a unique addition to your room and make an interesting addition to your study. So take one of your books and snooze off on this recliner as you go about reading it.
This unique shelf is as simple to install, as it is simple to make. Just take two iron wall mount stands and fix them on the wall. Now take some old hard covered book and place it on them. Your wall shelves will be ready.
This might seem a bit hazardous to do with your books, considering their high inflammability. However, for the home décor enthusiasts, this factor should be of little consideration. To make the lamp just poke holes into two or three books, big enough for an electric wire to pass through and a bulb holder to fit on the top. Arrange the books in the manner you please and fix in the bulb. Your table lamp is ready.
Book room partition
A book room partition is one of the finest uses that we can put old and discarded books to. The process is simple. Just mount as many books one on the other as is the desired height of the room partition. Your unique book room partition is ready.
Hidden bookshelf storage
There is something wonderful that you can do with your discarded books. Just cut out the spines of the old books and paste them on the exposed side of a box. Place this box amid your book on the bookrack and your hidden book storage is ready, in which you can place all your secret items.
If you have enough books stacked in your garage, bring them out and create this amazing pet house for your pets. Stack the books one on other. Leave adequate space on the front to allow your pets to move in and out freely. You can even build a tiled roof with the books.
The hard covers from old books make beautiful wastebaskets. All you need is the use of some ingenuity and craft to in order to be able to create this beautiful piece of book furniture.
Just stack the books to form the base of the table and rise to sufficient height before mounting a tabletop on it. This unique table will definitely be an eye-catching addition to your office room or your lobby. It will definitely work well in the studious environment of al library.
These amazing ideas of furniture making will surely inspire you to make something on your own.