The Barrister Bookcase style has been around for over a century. Traditionally found in legal offices, these fine pieces of furniture have negotiated their way from the lawyers office to your home. We feature a number of woodworking plans to build the many styles that have been brought to the bench.
Two easy bookcase building projects. Both are intended to be constructed from 1x12 pine boards. For the back, use bead board or plywood. Small bookcase is 10.5 inches deep, 26 inches broad, and 41 inches high. Large bookcase has dimensions of 72.75 in. height, 25.5 in. broad, and 10.5 in. deep. Full-size images, exploded view diagrams, lumber layouts, and step-by-step directions are all included in this woodworking plan.
The casing components are stacked one on top of the other. You can create as few or as many sections as you like. Four can be safely piled on top of one another. For complete access to books, doors lift up and glide back. keeps keepsakes and books clear of dust. Doors may swing up and slide back thanks to wood dowels at the ends. It does away with the requirement for pricey barrister hardware. Full-size images, exploded view diagrams, lumber layouts, and step-by-step directions are all included in this woodworking plan.
Our twist on this classic project includes a drawer at the bottom to keep hanging files close at hand. Even full loaded, it rolls in and out easily on heavy-duty slides. The drawer box joiner requires just a single setup on the tablesaw explained within this plan. As an option, weâll show you how to install a mortised lock in the bottom drawer.
This early example of modular office furniture still makes it case. You may stack the modular bookshelf units up to five high. With only two units your barristers bookcase does double duty as a sidebo...
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