Cube bookshelf is great and interesting design of bookshelf since it comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. This kind of bookshelf is appropriate for both small and large space because it is easy to adjust. If you want to make it smaller, you can simply break up the cubes while for expanding the space, you can add more cubes. You can make your own cube bookshelf if you want to make more savings.
Prepare two 15-inch pieces of 1-by-10 board with a saw and two 13 ½ inches pieces using a saw. sand any rough edges with 80-grit sandpaper. Assemble the pieces into a box with shorter pieces sandwiched between the longer ones. After that, drill each corner with three 1/6-inch pilot holes with 2-inch and assemble the box by putting wood screws into the holes. Countersink the screws below the surface of the wood slightly. Repeat the process until you get as many as cubes you want to stack for making a cube bookshelf. So, this part is just a matter of taste and need. Once you get the number of cubes you need, you can stack the cubes on top of each other to assemble your bookshelf. Do some different configurations to come up with the most suitable bookshelf design you want to create? It doesn’t have to be square or rectangular, but you can also make a pyramid shape or a low shelf like turrets on a castle. When you get the shape you want, you can wood glue each box to secure them. Clamp the boxes and allow them to dry for 48 hours depend on the glue that you are using. Fill any exposed screw holes with wood putty and scrape them with a putty knife. Also, fill any cracks between the boxes using wood putty, and then allow it to dry. Smooth the surface of your bookshelf using 120-grit sandpaper and the last, finish it with stain or paint as you desire.
Making a cube bookshelf can be made simply using some steps above. You can create your desired shape with your desired color to match with your room décor.
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