How To: Make an Industrial Chic Bookshelf from Hardware Store Parts

One key to giving any room in your house a warm, masculine texture: clever use of materials. This DIY bookshelf project nails the multi-media look with basic iron and wood materials from the home center, but resulting in a storage piece greater than the sum of its parts.    

Boom! Cool, right? The project is constructed from steel angle irons and fir 2x10s, plus a bit of hardware and just a few tools. See the full tutorials at Homemade Modern: 

EP36 Ironbound Bookcase