15 Creative Ways In Which You Can Use Ladders For Shelving



A ladder is not exactly something you use everyday unless your work requires you to. So, most of the time, the ladder just takes up space. Wouldn’t it be nice to give it a practical use? How about you use it as a shelving unit. If you don’t have a ladder just go find or buy one. It doesn’t even have to be new.

You can combine two or more ladder to obtain the design you want

In fact, old ladder have a very nice patina and a worn finish that makes them very beautiful. This makes your project even easier. You can just use the old ladder you have in the garage or in the garden.

Two double ladders and three wooden planks can be used to make a wall unit

Ladders like the ones used in libraries are tall so you have to be creative

To save space you could also mount the ladder on the wall horizontally

A simple ladder resting on the wall is a great bookcase

You can use the ladder/bookcase in the reading corner

Wall-mounted ladders let you save space and provide an interesting focal point

Double ladders provide a perfect frame for larger shelves

Depending on the space you want to use, ladders can be used in various ways

Using ladders as shelving units is a nice idea for rustic interiors

It’s also a look that suits industrial decors and spaces

A ladder would sit perfectly in the corner or the room, usually an empty space

You can use ladder shelves in spaces like a garage or work studio

Outdoors, it would make a perfect storage area or a bar

Another space where you can use such a piece is the bathroom

Because of its design, it makes a great shelving unit. Double ladders can be used like that too. You just have to find the space in your home. There are lots of ways in which ladders can be sued as shelving. These are just a few inspiring examples.


Published by in DIY, on November 21st, 2013

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