Friday, September 24, 2010

First DIYer ever.

Time for today, and the first ever DIY or (Do it yourself) Project.

The invisible Bookshelf.
Items.
1.Decent sized book thick enough for a L Bracket. (Note get a book you really don't mind ruining)
2. L Bracket
3.Small wood screws and large wood screws.
4.Glue
5. A Pen
6. Tape measure or Ruler
7. Carpet Knive
8. Books for that creepy floating bookshelf look
9. Power drill (unless ur popeye)                              





                                                                                                                                 Step 1.
Measure the middle point, make a mark and set down a bracket, draw and outline and measure again. Make a hole deep enough that the bracket will be flushed. Do this to the back or bottom of the book.
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                                                                      Step 2
                                      Use your knife again to cut a notch for the bracket.
                                                                                                                                  Step 3
 Use the drill to secure the L bracket to the book. Make sure you put pressure so that the screws dont rise up.                     










                                                                                                                  Step 4
                                                  Glue the books cover to the inside of the book. Apply ALLOTTTT of pressure to the book. Leave it under something heavy, (Like MOAR books) overnight.
WE NEED MORE GLUE!!!
Step 5
Attach to a wall. Make sure to find a stud.




                                                                    Step 6
Load up some books.
Even Borat agrees this is awesome!!!

45 comments:

  1. Thats some real cool DIYS tips mate!
    Oh, and you said my blog was i german, i didnt know man, cant see why it would be but ill make sure to change it!

    Btw, You know you can remove the "captcha" function from your post-comments? Makes it a bit easier for us to comment your stuff! :)

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  2. Pretty badass. Gonna have to find a book to do that with.

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  3. This is sick, might try this when I move out. Supporting!

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  4. Damn thats cool. Not sure how good it would look thou

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  5. kinda cool bookself. looks like its floating

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  6. Honstly... the awesome of this reaches a new level

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  7. AWESOME!
    I'll try this one day!!

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  8. Keep up the good work friend, showin my daily support =)

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  9. That's so cool. I'd totally do it if I had more books.

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  10. niiiiiice... gonna try this out later.

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  11. I can't wait for tomorrow's update!

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  12. I've always wanted to make one of those.

    Cool blog, now following

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  13. Also, do you like to "do it yourself?"
    Lawl

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  14. Haha awesome! I'm so doing this :P

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  15. You should put a bunch of books together so the shelf is much longer.

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  16. Wow, dude, that's actually impressively cool.

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  17. That's awesome. I want to put those all over my wall.

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  18. Thats pretty cool I'm gonna have to try it.

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  19. Very interesting, thanks for sharing!

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  20. Now that's a smart thing.

    Supporting.
    May The Force Be With You!

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  21. Finally, my girlfriend's copy of twilight can be put to good use!!

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