How To Make Bookshelves & Bookcases
19 outstanding storage projects
by American Woodworker

Softcover
190 x 230mm
183pp

Published by Fox Chapel Publishing, PA, USA

R.R.P.$29.90

ISBN 978-1-56523-458-1

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Sliding Bookrack


Swedish Wall Shelf


Floating Shelves


Walnut Wall Shelves


Bow-Front Bookcase


Contemporary Bookcase


Cottage Bookcase


Two-Part Bookcase

 

Extract from back cover of book:

Bookshelves and bookcases are the quintessential woodworking project and often the reason many woodworkers venture into the craft. They're useful, relatively easy to make, and, by building them yourself, you can design each one to fit your living space and the unique function it will serve.

From a simple wall shelf to a grand bookcase, How to Make Bookshelves and Bookcases offers a superb collection of 19 storage projects published by American Woodworker magazine. Each project provides step-by-step instructions, exploded diagrams, and a helpful cutting list to minimize waste and guarantee success. Best of all, you'll discover ingenious ideas and designs for making shelves stronger and more attractive.

Whether you've been woodworking for years or are just getting started, these bookcases and bookshelves from American Woodworker will help reduce your clutter and stylishly organize your life.

Photos: Colour

Units of Measurement: Imperial

Contents

Stronger Shelves
- Designing Sag-Proof Shelves

Sliding Bookrack
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Arts & Crafts Details Add Sophistication to a Simple Project

Swedish Wall Shelf
- Build a Charming Shelf in an Afternoon

Cantilevered Display Shelves
- Strong, Glueless Joints Support These Elegant Wall-Hung Units

Floating Shelves
- Torsion-Box Construction Creates Sag-Proof Shelves that Defy Gravity

Walnut Wall Shelves
- Versatile Go-Anywhere Shelves to Hold Anything You Want

Bow-Front Bookcase
- Sandwich Construction and Simple Joinery Make Building Easy

Contemporary Bookcase
- Fresh, Clean Lines, Simple, Strong Construction, and a Versatile Design

Free-Form Wall Shelves
- Versatile, Creative and Unique

Dovetailed Bookcase
- No Screws, No Nails Tapered Sliding Dovetails Hold It All Together

Cottage Bookcase
- Reclaimed Douglas Fir Gives Rustic Charm

Two-Part Bookcase
- Here's a Big Bookcase You Can Build in a Small Shop

Sliding Door Bookcase
Dust-Free Display and No Hinges to Mount!

Display Cabinet
- Lots of Glass and Built-In Lights Showcase Your Treasures

Craftsman Bookcase
- Easy to Build, Easy to Assemble, Easy to Move

Floor-to-Ceiling Bookcase
- Create a Classic Look with Ready-Made Moldings

Craftsman-Style Bookcases and Mantel
- Enhance Your Home with this Built-In

Classic Grand Bookcase
- Rich Walnut, Elegant Details and Secret Storage in a Straightforward Design

Sapele Display Cabinet
- Quiet Beauty Comes from Subtle Details

Index


Sliding Door Bookcase


Display Cabinet


Craftsman Bookcase


Floor-to-Ceiling Bookcase


Craftsman-Style Bookcases and Mantel


Classic Grand Bookcase


Sapele Display Cabinet