Bookcases, Bookshelves 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 cha
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Bookcases, Bookshelves

Bookcases, Bookshelves

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.

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Floating Bookcase

Neat right! This floating bookcase is perfect for when space is at a premium, like a hallway for example. Use paint or stain to enhance your project. build it using the free woodworking instructions at the link.

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UglyDucklingHouse
Sliding Bookends

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for sliding bookends. 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.

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free plans
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Google 3D Warehouse
Bookshelf Free Plans

This handsome bookshelf is really easy to build, so easy anyone can build it using basic tools. And who doesn't need an extra bookshelf. Depending the wood you use and if you choose to paint or stain, you can make it stand out in a crowd. Crowd of bookshelves that is.

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free plans
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BlackAndDecker
Book Rest, Tabletop - Jacobean (PDF)

In this page I share with you a large collection of free scroll saw fretwork patterns. I have carefully scanned them and transformed them into pdf files. These patterns were published long ago in Hobbies fretwork magazine. They are offered here with permission of the present Copyright holders, Hobbies Limited. Project #2187.

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free plans
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Fine Scrollsaw
Book Ends, Initialed

By cutting the initials of either your first or last name and tracing it onto 1 inch thick stock, you can make some very attractive book ends.

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free plans
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The Woodcrafter
Book rest (PDF)

This week we have the Design for making up a simple Book Rest, and as the illustration shows, it is a piece of work which would be acceptable to anyone. The Book Rest illustrated is planned with its two end panels in Antofret, but it is so arranged that these panels can be cut in straightforward fretwork if so desired.

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free plans
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Fine Scrollsaw
Book Rack

These adjustable bookracks look nice and do a good job of holding books in place. They do not hold a lot of books but they are easy enough to make that you can make several. This would make a great gift for someone who is into reading or has lots of recipe books that they like to keep close at hand.

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free plans
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RunnerDuck
Original Bookshelf

A 36 inch wide x 36 inch deep x 96 inch high bookshelf. This is a basic design which should be easy for beginner woodworkers.

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free plans
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Google 3D Warehouse
Bookshelves, Up and Down

This is not a conventional bookcase, but a series of modular units that can be arranged in different way according to changing needs.

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free plans
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American Woodworker
Bookstand

This is a reprint from Things To Make by Archibald Williams published in the early 1900s. I have included it because it looks like it would be an easy project to do and it is interesting to read.

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free plans
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BenchNotes
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Bookshelf

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a 65 inch bookshelf which features adjustable shelves. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.

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free plans
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Google 3D Warehouse
Book Stand

Build this handy book stand by following these free DIY instructions and illustrations.

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free plans
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WoodworkingCorner
Mission Book Rack

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a Mission style bookcase. 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.

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free plans
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Google 3D Warehouse
Book Trough

Build a mission style book trough using this cut list with diagrams. While there are limited instructions, there is enough information to build the project.

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free plans
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Gutenberg
Low Bookshelf Bench

While there are no dimensions given, this is a great tutorial on building this low bookshelf/bench.

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WordsNWood
Shelves, Medium Height Pine (PDF)

Here is a great project that will really exercise your woodworking abilities -- a set of medium height bookshelves held together with dovetails.

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free plans
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Swingleydev
Bookshelves, Contemporary

This bookcase was featured in the I Can Do That column in the August 2008 issue of Popular Woodworking magazine.

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free plans
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Google 3D Warehouse
Bookshelf

This bookshelf is meant to sit on the floor. Follow these free instructions to build one.

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free plans
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DesignsByStudioC
Build Bookshelves from an Old Door

Gail from My Repurposed Life shows how she made a great bookshelves from an old door.

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free plans
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MyRepurposedLife
Bookshelf Option, Mortise and Tenon (PDF)

Australian Woodsmith is a practical magazine for all woodworkers. From Issue 39. I used biscuit joinery to assemble the sides of the Knock-Down Classic Bookshelf, but the traditional mortise and tenon joinery shown at right will do the job just as well.

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free plans
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AustralianWoodsmith
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Book Stand

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a book stand, which makes a great piece of furniture for the living room or childs room. 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.

Link Type:
free plans
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Google 3D Warehouse
Bookshelf

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a bookshelf. 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.

Link Type:
free plans
Link Source:
Google 3D Warehouse
Tusk-Tenon Bookrack

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a bookrack. 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.

Link Type:
free plans
Link Source:
Google 3D Warehouse
Contemporary Display Shelves

These contemporary shelves were built using 2 x 12 lumber. They turned out beautiful. Perfect for displaying your collection. At the link you will find the step-by-step instructions to build a set of free-standing shelves.

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free plans
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PopularWoodworking
Built In Unit

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a built-in custom cabinet with drawers in the middle. 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.

Link Type:
free plans
Link Source:
Google 3D Warehouse
Library Shelf

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a library shelf designed with dimensional lumber so that it is easy to build. 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.

Link Type:
free plans
Link Source:
Google 3D Warehouse
Small Bookshelf

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a small bookcase. 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.

Link Type:
free plans
Link Source:
Google 3D Warehouse
Knockdown Bookshelf

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a knockdown bookshelf I 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.

Link Type:
free plans
Link Source:
Google 3D Warehouse
Shelving Unit

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a shelving unit that could be used as a bookcase or for storage. 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.

Link Type:
free plans
Link Source:
Google 3D Warehouse
Stackable Shelves

Build stackable shelves using the free plans at the link. You will also make your own jig to make this project go smoother. It is easy to assemble once complete.

Link Type:
free plans
Link Source:
FamilyHandyman
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