This list of free woodworking plans will guide you to build bookshelves and bookcases of all sizes and purposes. Not all of the listings provide exact details on building methods. Builders should have some knowledge of basic wood handling and its characteristics related to the project intended to be built. Look for the page navigation link near the bottom of this list as there are many more pages for free bookshelf building projects.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for low bookcase made from cherry. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
When you think of a plywood bookcase one of the first things that usually comes to mind is something you bring home in a cardboard box and slap together, cheaply built, not very sturdy, and barely functional. Well, this design changes all that. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.
With a different base and a few molding profile changes you can give your low cherry bookcase an entirely new appearance. It will not take any additional work but you will notice a more traditional look. This alternate design option is available to download in this Online Extra.
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