Create a custom bookshelf the thrifty way by stacking together slatted wooden crates. These crates can be purchased inexpensively at craft stores and home improvement centers, then assembled, painted .
Do you have some old (fruit or milk) crates? Or you just need a practical (and low budget) storage (organizing) system? Try out this brilliant woodworking idea: the crate bookshelf! You can combine the crates in any shape that fits .