I have a bookcase that I would like to turn transform into padded bench-like seat. I will lay the bookcase sideways and use the bookcase slots to hold storage bins/baskets for magazines and racks. I know there is an easy and inexpensive way to do this but I do not know the proper supplies to purchase for the actual seat. Please help.
Answer by mindshift
The main problem will be preventing the piece from slanting, or skewing to one side or the other. Attach a 1″ x 4″ slat to the back on a diagonal from the top corner to the bottom opposite corner. The permanently set shelves should provide enough vertical support.
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