Book shelves in a corner

Postby TomA » Sat Dec 20, 2008 1:37 pm

I want to build some book shelves around a corner of my sitting room. Both sides of the corner will be around 90cm and both walls are masonary walls. The height of the unit will be about 2.5m

I'm just wondering how best to consruct and support the shelves, should they be all one piece of timber going around the corner? How do I provide additional support half way around? Or are 3 separate units the way forward - 1 on each side and a free standing one at an angle across the corner?

Any suggestions welcome
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Simply Build It

Postby stoneyboy » Mon Dec 22, 2008 4:45 pm

Suggest you screw mouldings to the 2 walls at just below the height of the shelves, Fit a full width piece of timber or faced chipboard to one side and then a shorter piece to the other - use a couple of dowels where the two shelves meet.
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