Dear friend we are happy to share one incredibly awesome DIY project with you. This tutorial for the first time was published by Darko on his amazing blog darko.us and when we see it we were so impressed and for this we sharing the instructions with you.
He was inspired by somehting similar that cost 5000$ that he had seen online and he decided to make one at home. Bookshelf Chair final measurements are 41.5″ wide by 34.5″ long and 29″ tall. Watch below the steps and what you need.
2 sheets of 3/4 plywood boards that come in 4 X 8 ( bought more expensive plywood for around $40 per sheet)
6 X 8ft of 2 x1 inch pine strips
4 x 8ft of 2 x 2 inch pine
2 boxes of 1 1/4″ Kreg pocket screws
1 bottle Gorilla wood glue
Started by creating a base that is cut out of 4×8 sheet of plywood and built sides by using 2 x 2-inch pine.
Sides are 29″ tall.
Build the foundation
In between 2 x 2’s he used 2 x 1-inch pieces of pine.
To secure 2 x 2 and 2 x 1 pieces to plywood platform, he used Gorilla glue and Kreg pocket screws.
he used more 2 x 1-inch pine to create support for a first story piece of plywood and secured it with pocket screws and wood glue
Seating area and sides
He started with upper bookshelf slots with 2 x2 in pines. To secure them he used the same method of Kreg pocket screws and wood glue. The seating area is 28.5″ long and 26″ wide.
how pocket screws were used to interlock each piece of 2×2 pine to each other.
Back same as sides
View of the back as it was built using 2×2
Slowly coming together with sides and back
He cuts out the plywood to fill in support for the all top three sides of the bookshelf chair. He used clamps to secure it better to the seating area while wood glue dried. And here is the completed unpainted bookshelf chair
Next comes the painting
Finally, cushions and books
The coushions where a custom made by his mother in law to tie it all up