Leaning Tower of Shelves

This stylish but sturdy shelf unit will neatly hold your stuff--and you can build it in a day

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Pipe clamps work best for this project.
  • Miter saw
  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Brad nail gun
  • Cordless drill
  • Tape measure
  • Level
  • Drill bit set
  • Extension cord
  • Hearing protection
  • Safety glasses
  • Sawhorses
  • Speed square

You'll also need an iron to attach the edge-banding veneer as well as a veneer trimmer and roller.

A complete Cutting List and Shopping List are available in the Additional Information section. You can print out the lists to take shopping with you.