How to make a wooden book holder?

The wooden book holder is a practical and aesthetic reading accessory for storing your books, journals or magazines.

It also allows them to be held in place for more comfortable reading. Find out how to make it easily with a few tools and wood.

How to make a wooden book holder?

Start by choosing the style of wooden book holder you want, gather the right materials, cut, saw, screw and varnish!

To choose the style and dimensions, it is best to rely on existing models like those in the image below.

You can also consult our other article detailing the process of making a book holder .

Materials needed:

  • Planks
  • A wood saw
  • Wood glue
  • Nails
  • Sandpaper for sanding wood

Cookbook holder collection

Step 1: Cut the boards.

Cut two boards of the desired length for your book holder. They should be wide enough to store several books.

Make sure the boards are perfectly straight and well cut.

Step 2: Assemble the Boards

Apply wood glue to the edges of the boards and secure them together with nails to form a sturdy rectangle.

Let the glue dry for at least 12 hours.

At the end of these 12 hours check the solidity of the assembly.

Step 3: Sand the Boards

Sand the boards to remove splinters and irregularities. Be sure to sand in the direction of the wood so as not to damage the surface.

Bed book holder collection

Step 4: time for finishing touches

Apply a coat of varnish or paint to the book holder to protect it and to give it a finished look.

You can also add handles or decorations to personalize your book holder.

Making a wooden book holder is a fun and creative activity that can be done in an afternoon with a few tools and some wood.

It will be a practical object for storing your books and will add a touch of charm to your decoration.

So, don't hesitate any longer and let your creativity express itself!