DIY Gutter Bookshelf


Need a bookshelf for the little kids? This one would be the perfect idea for a lot of reasons. 🙂

Compared to wood shelving, vinyl gutters are safer as they are a softer material – less painful in case the kids trip and hit the shelves! The corners are also protected to get rid of the sharp edges. Plus, they wouldn’t be able to climb these shelves. Gutters can hold the weight of books but not the weight of kids, so you won’t have to worry about the danger of your little ones climbing up and then breaking a bone when you’re not looking!

DIY Gutter Bookshelf

It’s also great for being a space-saving bookshelf. This way, the kids have more space to run around and play in the room. 🙂

Want to encourage your kids to read? Then build this beautiful gutter bookshelf!

You’ll need these materials:

  • Vinyl Gutters
  • End Caps
  • Corner Pieces
  • Screws
  • Carpenter’s Tape

And these tools:

  • Drill
  • Hack Saw
  • Carpenter’s Level

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

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