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The ‘Book Book Shelf' by Not Tom Recycles Your Old Novels

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Apr 12, 2009 • References: not-tom and thedesignblog.org
This ‘Book Book Shelf’ by Yann Martel and Nick Hornby of Not Tom is a novel way to recycle your old, tattered tomes. This particular bookshelf was inspired when Martel and Hornby came across a box of books that were about to be thrown out after a yard sale.

The ‘Book Book Shelf’ is comprised of old books stuck directly onto the wall with adhesive. I’m not sure if I could bear to put my beloved books through such abuse, but this is a stellar idea for books that are headed for the dumpster. Check out some other DIY ideas for old books below.