I made this desktop book case to house a few of my wifes ever growing manga collection. So all my measurements are designed to hold these slightly larger than paperback books they just happen to be almost identical in size to DVD cases. You may not have manga but most folks have DVD's so this hould still be helpful.
Special thanks to Daryl Kaswinkel for a sketch that inspired this book case.
There are two sections to this build:
1. Making the boxes
2. Making the frame the boxes rest in
Don't use your saw without the propper equipment, training and always make sure you follow the safety instructions to prevent kickback.
Step 1: Materials
One 2x4 sheet of 1/2 inch MDF board (Medium Density Fiberboard)
Two 2x4 sheet of 1/4 inch MDF board