This Do-it-yourself projects category features a collection of DIY woodworking plans to build a wide variety of bookstand and bookcases for your home, from woodworking related web sites. The woodworkers construction information found on these sites range in quantity and quality. Similarily listed products will allow you to compare prices from different online woodworking supply retailers.
These versatile wall units can be build in several variations. The plan consists of two basic building block units. One is 30 inches wide and the other is 36 inches wide. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
This project contains a number of duplicate parts that make it easy to cut and assemble. The two sides, for example, start as one wide plywood blank. After you rout the joinery, ripping the blank in half produces two mirrored sides with dadoes that align. This simple and sturdy cabinet uses only two joints: dadoes and rabbets cut with your router. In addition, we have added the quick-and-easy perfect fit dado guide project plan for ease in routing.
Keep your reading materials, whether books or magazines, in order with this convertible case. You can hang one on a wall, set one on a desk, or stack several of them on the base as a beautiful all-in-one bookcase and magazine rack like this one. The shelves sit flat to display books or angle forward for magazines.
This super-simple shelving unit works well in mission, traditional, and even contemporary settings. Straight-forward assembly makes it a snap to build, and biscuit joinery makes for solid construction...
Put your treasured books, collectibles, and craftsmanship on display with this stylish case-on-case project that is surprisingly easy to build. Though this handsome piece looks sophisticated, you do n...
You do not need a dream shop to build this handsome project; a few basic power tools will do. And one-stop shopping at your favorite home center gets you rolling right away. You would pay a lot for a solid-wood bookcase in a furniture store. Instead, save a bundle by building this handsome oak piece. Plus you will get the bonus of enjoying some time in your shop.
Steel-reinforced construction, modular knockdown design, and timeless styling make these shelves a triple treat. They are the ideal solution for students as well as families on the move. And because t...
The plan says: The charm of Colonial design is emphasized in this easy-to-build bookcase. Build it to size indicated on enclosed full size pattern or lengthen shelves to width desired. No special tools or skill required. Complete list of materials needed printed on pattern.
Though distinctly different, these three bookcases share a common carcase. The classic cherry version includes a door, the maple country bookcase rests on feet; and the oak version has a profiled base and a plywood back instead of slats. The classic and traditional versions measure 60 inches high while the country version is 61.25 inches high.
The design of this plan features alternative top and bottom trim molding to give you two different looks. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
Family room, dorm room, any room: These easy-to-build shelves work wherever you need versatile, customizable storage. Movable shelves rest at your choice of five heights. Stack two units, as shown, for a lot of storage or display area in a little floor space. Add another unit to create a workspace. When your needs change, just rearrange the set for a new custom solution. One finished unit measures approximately 32 inches wide x 37 inches high x 15 inches deep.
We have seen a great many bookcases in our travels around the country, but none more good-looking and versatile than this one. And should you ever have to relocate, you will find the modular pieces ma...
Standing fully 7 feet tall, with six shelves (five of which adjust on standards and brackets), this stately walnut showcase has more than enough room for a librarians ransom in books.
Built-ins add so much pizzazz to a room, you may forget they offer practical sources of storage, too. In this article, you will learn how to plan, build, and install two bookcases and a window seat, but you are not limited to building only this project. If you are building around a fireplace, for example, omit the window seat. Or lengthen the shelving units and omit the base cabinet for more display space. Our modular system makes it easy to mix and match components to fit your room.
Here is a masterpiece you can build that will showcase your treasured tomes for years to come. Simply change the wood type and trim details to suit your taste. We will show you how. The bookcase has a...
Classic lines and rounded corners highlight this elegant cabinet. Hardwood glued to plywood lends the appearance of frame-and-panel sides without the need for cutting difficult joints. Half-lap joints...
Solid wood and simple moldings make a fitting home for books and collectibles. You will love the traditional styling and no-nonsense construction of this project. To help speed the bookcase through your shop, we provide a mail-order source for the bun feet. But, should you want to turn your own feet, we have included a full-size pattern. And, you can give the bookshelf a touch of your own personal style by simply choosing a different foot and routing a different profile on the face-frame stiles.
With fluted pilasters and a keyed arch topped by a broken pediment, this project brings the vocabulary of classical architecture into the living room. By installing lights and glass shelves you can di...
Looking for the perfect home accent to match your seafaring tastes? How about our novel boat shelf? Designed by Jim Shotwell, an accomplished boatbuilder and woodworker from Nescopeck, Pennsylvania, this folk art project lets you display a variety of unique collectibles--from antique fishing reels to miniature lighthouses. Jim refers to his boat shelf as the Pooles Island Skiff.
This bookcases angled shelf makes it easy to browse titles without bending, while the top and bottom shelves provide display space. Open sides make it light on its feet and a snap to build using common lumber.
Popular in the late 19th century, this classic bookcase was designed for quick access to reference books (before the days of Google). Its small footprint and revolving action make it an ideal storage solution for a study or den.
Our boat shelf projects are available in three sizes. This is the small one. You will find them all very easy to build. Most parts are drawn full size, including the bottom, for easy transfer to your boards. Projects are made from pine beaded board, 1/4 inch plywood and some 3/4 inch thick wood. Pattern for oars is included with the large boat plan only.
Our boat shelf projects are available in three sizes. This is the large one. You will find them all very easy to build. Most parts are drawn full size, including the bottom, for easy transfer to your boards. Projects are made from pine beaded board, 1/4 inch plywood and some 3/4 inch thick wood. Pattern for oars is included with the large boat plan only.
Boat shelf projects are available in three sizes, each sold separately. Projects are made from pine beaded board, 1/4 inch plywood and some 3/4 inch stock. Pattern for oars is included with the large boat plan...
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