Instructables: exploring - workshop - bookshelves - shelves - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:05:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 Under Stairs Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Stairs-Shelves/
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By: CHARLESCRANFORD

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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:57:23 PST
Three-Plate Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Plate-Shelves/
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 10:12:58 PDT
Cheap Storage Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Storage-Shelves/
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By: drcj

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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:30:26 PDT
Boards & Baling Twine: A Rafter Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Boards-Baling-Twine-A-Rafter-Bookshelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/A5YY/HFPTH42A/FF5A5YYHFPTH42A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/A5YY/HFPTH42A/FF5A5YYHFPTH42A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/A5YY/HFPTH42A/FF5A5YYHFPTH42A.SMALL.jpg gwylan Just after I finished building my small (~200 square feet) house (if any such project can ever be said to be done) I found myself in dire need of more bookshelves. I’d built one in next to my desk, and had one short stretch of wall where I could position a freestanding set of shelves, but that was i...
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 12:17:27 PDT
Corner Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Shelves/
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 13:34:20 PST
Paracord Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Shelves/
Paracord Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/VIS6/GZ6I5HIX/FLQVIS6GZ6I5HIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/VIS6/GZ6I5HIX/FLQVIS6GZ6I5HIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/VIS6/GZ6I5HIX/FLQVIS6GZ6I5HIX.SMALL.jpg dandroid20xx Problem: Tiny room with too many books, comics, cameras and other assorted miscellany. I like the idea of building my own furniture but as a Systems Engineer by trade I am far more at home with Matlab than a tenon saw (what is a tenon saw). I also have no technical knowledge of wood and related para...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 14:48:00 PST
BookCASE: Travel bookcase in a suitcase! http://www.instructables.com/id/BookCASE-Travel-bookcase-in-a-suitcase/
BookCASE: Travel bookcase in a suitcase! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/76LB/GXEI6EGP/FY776LBGXEI6EGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/76LB/GXEI6EGP/FY776LBGXEI6EGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/76LB/GXEI6EGP/FY776LBGXEI6EGP.SMALL.jpg moseph This Instructable will explain how I made a travel bookcase that folds up into a suitcase. Construction is pretty basic--you fit wooden shelves into an old wood-sided suitcase. Below you can read a bit more about my inspiration for the project, but if you'd rather just get crackin' skip to the first...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2012 13:32:32 PST
Suitcase Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Suitcase-Shelves/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 05:13:32 PDT
Cantilever Glass Shelving http://www.instructables.com/id/Cantilever-Glass-Shelving/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 22:12:13 PDT
Cheap, easy, low-waste bookshelf plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-bookshelves/
Cheap, easy, low-waste bookshelf plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/47L7/GF7B8LPM/FKA47L7GF7B8LPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/47L7/GF7B8LPM/FKA47L7GF7B8LPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/47L7/GF7B8LPM/FKA47L7GF7B8LPM.SMALL.jpg aeray Build an easy, portable 3' x 8' wooden bookshelf in about 20 minutes, with a minimum of tools and less than 1% waste, for about $60. The basic concept can be modified to create any size shelf system needed. For a similar bed see: http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-platform-bed/ Fo...
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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 17:15:19 PDT
How to Make and Install Hungarian Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Hungarian-Shelves/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2005 09:39:49 PDT
Hanging Shelves Made From Longboards http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Shelves-Made-From-Longboards/
Hanging Shelves Made From Longboards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/5Q6I/G4NW4H08/FP25Q6IG4NW4H08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/5Q6I/G4NW4H08/FP25Q6IG4NW4H08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/5Q6I/G4NW4H08/FP25Q6IG4NW4H08.SMALL.jpg NitroRustlerDriver This is my first instructable, so bear with me. Any suggestions to improve it are very welcome. I recently decided to get rid of my old DVD/Media shelves as I was tired of them and they took up too much floor space. After pondering a bit about a solution, I found this instructable: www.instructabl...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2010 00:12:35 PST
Industrial looking hanging media shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-looking-hanging-media-shelves/
Industrial looking hanging media shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/R2PF/G23UMS4S/F5OR2PFG23UMS4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/R2PF/G23UMS4S/F5OR2PFG23UMS4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/R2PF/G23UMS4S/F5OR2PFG23UMS4S.SMALL.jpg craineum We have a lot of media, and we needed a nice way to display it and make it accessible.  We also wanted something that would fit our design style.  Last criteria, it needed to be something that I can make.  While I am fairly handy, I am no cabinet maker.  This design allows for some slop :)The main p...
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Tue, 24 Nov 2009 09:30:10 PST
60-minute bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/60-minute-bookcase/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2006 23:16:45 PST
Hardwood shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardwood-shelves/
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Thu, 4 Aug 2005 17:10:58 PDT
How to Install Standard-and-Bracket Book Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Standard-and-Bracket-Book-Shelves/
How to Install Standard-and-Bracket Book Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/WR52/F6S98GKZ/FV4WR52F6S98GKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/WR52/F6S98GKZ/FV4WR52F6S98GKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/WR52/F6S98GKZ/FV4WR52F6S98GKZ.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm Do you have more books than shelf space? Give yourself some extra storage space by installing standard-and-bracket shelves. Installing these types of shelves is very easy, and won't take much time. You'll spend more time rearranging your books than actually installing the shelves. Motivation I...
By: ewilhelm

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Sat, 22 Sep 2007 11:34:39 PDT
Kitchen Herb-Garden Shelving Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Herb-Garden-Shelving-Unit/
Kitchen Herb-Garden Shelving Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/JJQJ/F7OALSKF/FI6JJQJF7OALSKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/JJQJ/F7OALSKF/FI6JJQJF7OALSKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/JJQJ/F7OALSKF/FI6JJQJF7OALSKF.SMALL.jpg bsharp Build a two-tier corner shelving unit for growing small plants, complete with foil-lined grow-light canopies and plastic-lined shelves that drain automatically to make watering easy. Better yet, it doesn't require any terribly fancy tools or skills and all the materials for the whole project cost on...
By: bsharp

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Fri, 12 Oct 2007 17:05:54 PDT