Ladder Shelving Guide
What is a ladder shelf?
Basically, this type of shelf gets its name for two reasons-
- It appears to lean against the wall, using the leverage to firmly keep it planted.
- Sometimes (but not all the time), a ladder shelf looks like an actual ladder.
Typically the framework of this type of shelf is a wider base that narrows as it moves up from tier to tier and the “leaning” is a hallmark trait.
More creative folks can actually build a ladder shelf using materials found at home. For those on a budget, creating a shelf may be cheaper than actually buying one (see the pictures for examples).