Here’s a neat idea for a bookshelf: an old ladder! It’s especially good for a book collection of varying heights. Those art books are the hardest to fit places!

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern ( is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


    This is really neat. I can just see an old paint-spattered ladder in my office as a bookshelf

  • Shawn Connally

    Really ingenious!