Instructables: exploring - workshop - bookshelves - shelves - featured Tue, 1 Dec 2015 21:26:42 PST BLOX v1.01 Building a Roycroft inspired bookshelf
Building a Roycroft inspired bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> geekswoodshop I'm a sucker for arts and crafts style furniture, and have always liked the design of the Roycroft magazine stand. It's angled in on both sides as well as the front. I love that it's deceptively simple, just sides and fixed shelves, but it's that slight angle that makes it so unique. (And tricky to ...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 17:43:04 PDT
Big Shelves, small tools
Big Shelves, small tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> fisho1 I love reusing wood and building new things out of it. In this istructable I built a massive set of shelves out of old scaffolding boards and some old posts, have no I dear what they were from. These are really easy to make and look really cool.I built theses shelves before I knew about instructable...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 11:10:34 PDT
Down Under Shelves
Down Under Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tsanabe If you live or work in small spaces, you know how important it is to make use of the space you have. This tutorial will demonstrate how to make shelves underneath a desk or work table for those items that you don't use or need frequently, but still want to have handy.I purchased an old solid oak dra...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 12:42:29 PDT
Folding Shelves
Folding Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> makerbrian I wanted a set of shelves that could be folded up and stored flat if need be. I wanted something that could be easily moved as well. This is what i came up with. I made two of these folding shelves.Materials for one shelf unit. - 1 x 10 boards (about 14 linear feet total)- 3 pairs of hinges (pic...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:49:04 PDT
"Steel Pipe" Bookcase
"Steel Pipe" Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> zymurgeneticist Anyone who attempts to buy bookcases usually encounters the following string of questions, "Why do these cost so much money?", "Why are they all ugly?", "Who ever thought laminated plywood looked good?", and "What are these archaic things you call books?".It took over a year of looking at bookcases ...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 22:05:42 PDT
Simple Iron & Wood Shelves
Simple Iron & Wood Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobwilliams This was a project my wife came across somewhere a while back and cannot find it now. Changed it slightly from the original and didn't see it on here so thought I'd share.Very easy to make and simple materials. Basically some plumping caps, flanges & nipples, and a 2x6x8.With this, we were able to...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:56:20 PST
Fence Wood Shadow Box
Fence Wood Shadow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> theredsurfer A while back my GF saw a cool looking antique like shadow box at Hobby Lobby that she liked, though the $50 price tag for something that isn’t really an antique turned her away. So for a present I wanted to make a shadow box of my own and to give it a classic antique look I reused some old wood fenc...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:33:24 PST
Lighted Pipe-supported Shelves
Lighted Pipe-supported Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> walter.warren1 In updating from some Walmart style particle board and veneer type shelving units to something more durable and interesting, I decided on the industrial design appearance of shelves made using steel pipe and fittings as the supports. The internet is crowded with photos of this style, but I wanted m...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:33:19 PDT
Under Stairs Shelves
Under Stairs Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> CHARLESCRANFORD I am entering this Instructable into the Organization Contest.  Please vote.  If not for this Instructable, then another entry.  Thanks Wasted Space Somewhere in your house, shed, barn, garage, or whatever, you may have wasted space under your stairs!  Spiders are the only occupants taking advant...

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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:57:23 PST
Three-Plate Shelves
Three-Plate Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> jgattas I needed some new shelves but wanted to be able to disassemble/reconfigure/extend them if needed.  As such, I built these three-plate shelves. They use press-fit finger joints so no screws or glue are needed to put them together, and the connections tessellate so the shelves can be extended up/acros...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 10:12:58 PDT
Cheap Storage Shelves
Cheap Storage Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> drcj Our kitchen was getting too cluttered with not enough counter-space, so I decided to make some cheap heavy duty storage shelves. Total cost was around $55 not including tools. Each of the 4 shelves are 21"x 45" and the assembled structure stands 78" tall. Materials & Tools                  ...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:30:26 PDT
Boards & Baling Twine: A Rafter Bookshelf
Boards & Baling Twine: A Rafter Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Corner Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> noahw These shelves are custom designed to be mounted in the corner of a room and hang on two adjacent walls.  The shelves are medium duty, as they are supported by minimal amounts of blind hardware in order to give the appearance of being truly floating cantilevered shelves. The shelves are made of mapl...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 13:34:20 PST
Paracord Shelves
Paracord Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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!
BookCASE: Travel bookcase in a suitcase! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Suitcase Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> knife141 My wife had been after me for some time to put the suitcases upstairs, so I finally got the hint... Actually, she got this idea from a magazine -- cutting up some old suitcases and making shelves out of them. We began accumulating a few old suitcases (and a train case and an old wood tool case) and...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 05:13:32 PDT
Cantilever Glass Shelving
Cantilever Glass Shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> jwilliamsen I have a large number of resin and PVC kits that I wanted to display in my office.  They *were* displayed in a set of rather dark bookcases, but I didn't like that and decided to get them out into the light - and figured that glass shelves would be the way to go.  I wanted a simple design that was f...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 22:12:13 PDT
Cheap, easy, low-waste bookshelf plans
Cheap, easy, low-waste bookshelf plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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: Fo...
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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 17:15:19 PDT
How to Make and Install Hungarian Shelves
How to Make and Install Hungarian Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> juliofo First time I saw these shelves was in Budapest, at a friends apartment. I was told they had been designed by a physicist. That's why I think they are safe. The ones in the photos have been up for more than a year now. The model 240 cm by 240 cm This is just one model. You can personalize the desi...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2005 09:39:49 PDT
Hanging Shelves Made From Longboards
Hanging Shelves Made From Longboards - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Industrial looking hanging media shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
60-minute bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> innerbubba I had a brainfart this morning that transformed a $10 spare scrap of plywood into a really cool 5' tall, designery bookcase that some yuppie idiot would probably pay a few hundred for. Warning: this procedure involves extensive lame woodworking techniques such as glueing and stapling with nailguns....
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Mon, 9 Jan 2006 23:16:45 PST
Hardwood shelves
Hardwood shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> ewilhelm When you graduate from milkcrates, but cannot bring yourself to buy disposable Ikea furniture for ethical, environmental, or repressed-childhood-memories-of-parents-who-loved-the-Swedish-crap reasons, build some hardwood shelves. Woodworking is often relaxing, and you'll end up with hand-made furni...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2005 17:10:58 PDT
How to Install Standard-and-Bracket Book Shelves
How to Install Standard-and-Bracket Book Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
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Sat, 22 Sep 2007 11:34:39 PDT
Kitchen Herb-Garden Shelving Unit
Kitchen Herb-Garden Shelving Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
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Fri, 12 Oct 2007 17:05:54 PDT