Instructables: exploring - workshop - shelf - book Sun, 2 Aug 2015 20:02:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple pallet book shelf
Simple pallet book shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Blackir Hello today, we will continue with pallet.I need a book shelf, so I will use some pallets to build it.Lets go and when it's free is better. Matérials You will need :palletswood screwsgluesandpaperwooden pegshammercircular saw Clean and cut pieces After having disassemble the pallet, we clean t...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 00:41:19 PDT
Rustic Book Shelf or TV stand
Rustic Book Shelf or TV stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> mtairymd My son designed and built this shelf to match a desk design which he built earlier (shown in last step). This is a simple design, easy to make and is relatively low cost (under $50). As with the desk, the design is very beefy and should hold up to any abuse you would like to throw at it. Also, the...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:55:29 PST
hidden bookshelf door
hidden bookshelf door - More DIY How To Projects]]> drosenkranz tada! mostly finished
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 23:55:22 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion
Cheap Drill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> transistor2 This is a super easy way to make your cheap drill run as either a corded or cordless drill, that way you dont have to throw away the battery. It took me about 15 minutes to do it and it can be done with just about any drill. What you will need. Any drill that is battery operated expensive or chea...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Useful bookholder
Useful bookholder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Eiqua2808 You don't want that all your books are always lying on the table??? Then you need my bookholder. It's easy and fast to make. I can promise you, you will need it. Size First you have to know how big your bookholder must be. Here is the size which I used.1 plate 34,5 cm , 20 cm ,2 cm1 plate 5 cm , ...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:58:45 PST
Easy Hexagon Shelf
Easy Hexagon Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sk8ty This Instructable was inspired by the user Andrew Cleveland's beehive shelf. Here is the link: is a quick and easy project, great for beginners. Remember to always wear safety glasses when using power tools.Be careful, be safe and have fun. Mater...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:15:38 PDT
Simple Book Shelf asifshiraz This is a simple Ikea style bookshelf. I made it at TechShop ( Here are the instructions. 1. Take some flat pine boards, available at homedepot and lowes 1' x 8'. 2. Take a ruler and mark the lengths at which we will cut them. I cut it into four 1' x 2.5' and and two 1' x 3.75'...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:44:04 PDT
Making a fitted, fabric lined book safe from a hardback book dust cover
Making a fitted, fabric lined book safe from a hardback book dust cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> fluzwup This tutorial demonstrates how to make a book safe that is custom fitted to the contents, and is lined with fabric to provide a soft, attractive interior.  The exterior, or course, is intended to look like a book when sitting on the shelf, to provide some degree of security through obscurity.  This ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 11:47:32 PST
Hidden bookcase doors to secret lair
Hidden bookcase doors to secret lair - More DIY How To Projects]]> SPECTREcat Every super villains evil lair need a secret entrance. That was the motivation for this project. The design and construction was based on my own design. It wanted the doors to be fully functioning bookcases with a unique opening mechanism. They hinge inward and then slide outward. This way they d...

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 10:28:25 PST
Make a "Book" Shelf
Make a "Book" Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> ctx1985 I was just sitting around twiddling my thumbs and an idea popped into my head. I wonder if I can make a shelf out of an old book? The answer is yes! It's extremely easy, requires minimum tools and very little time. The end result is a pretty cool little shelf! Tools: -Screwdriver -Awl (or somethin...
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Sat, 25 May 2013 08:27:54 PDT
Double Wall Curved Bookshelf
Double Wall Curved Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> danny.carmen The main instructions are in BOLD - for those of you who just like to get a direction and go for it.  For those of you who like a little bit more detail, look to the fine print. Alright, so in this instructable we are going to learn the skills needed to create the bookshelf pictured above.  It is m...
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 16:30:07 PDT
Step Ladder Bookshelf stncilr Built a bookshelf with an old step ladder i found in the thrash. Varnished with water based varathane and added a lauan backing to prevent books from falling through. Cost was pretty much free cause i had wood scraps and varnish laying around 
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 21:13:40 PST
How to make a bookshelf mountain!
How to make a bookshelf mountain! - More DIY How To Projects]]> chiok My girlfriend has a lot of books.  A lot of hardback books.  A mountain of books.  Our apartment has exactly zero shelves.  But there is sixteen feet of clear wall space that a bookcase can go up against and none of the shop bought laminate versions appealed.  So these are my plans to make an appro...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 03:58:08 PST
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
BOOK SHELF 101 SGT. Desert This instructables is all about book shelf's  hope you enjoy it null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 04:01:46 PDT
Medieval Book Turntable
Medieval Book Turntable - More DIY How To Projects]]> Isshinryu      This Instructable will show how to build a 15th century book turntable. They were used in study and translation, such as comparing multiple translations of the bible at once. This one has the added features of having a book light and including storage space (a shelf beneath and a compartment in...
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 14:03:13 PDT
Bookshelf ladder style Abacus12   I wanted to custom build a bookshelf to make use of a useless space in our living room. I also wanted something that I could easily take apart and move  Iater on if I wanted to relocate it, and it could be easily moved by one person. So  I came up with a ladder style book shelf. The shelves can be...
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Sun, 24 Jun 2012 13:55:28 PDT
Glass and Oak Bookshelf
Glass and Oak Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChromationSystems Two octagon posts support 3 levels of glass shelves, custom oak shelf brackets, routered oak base and custom feet/supports. The two octagon posts were scavenged, I believe they were for a bed. The top and bottom is oak the but the sides is thick MDF with an oak veneer. The shelf brackets and the f...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 19:07:34 PDT
Built in Bookshelves
Built in Bookshelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> timm.tanner My wife and I have "vaulted" ceilings in our small home, which created a small ledge in our living room that was not useful for much.  We used this space to display various chiotchkies for the past few years, until recently when we had the idea of built in bookshelves! In addition to the shelves, w...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 12:36:56 PDT
Industrial Pipe Bookshelf and Shoe Rack
Industrial Pipe Bookshelf and Shoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carleyy This industrial pipe shelf is the perfect project for any handy -- or non handy -- person looking to update their room.  The shelf is quick and easy to install and its hard industrial yet shabby chic look makes it a great addition to any room.  All of the pipes have threaded ends which makes it real...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:10:57 PST
Tetris book and other stuff shelf venenobr Hi everyone... I got the scheme here and built this in my vacation... It´s really cool.. Thanks
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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 07:35:09 PST
Make a Cardboard Bookcase
Make a Cardboard Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> NeuLaden Got too many books? Got a box? Then you have the main ingredients to make a cheap bookcase. Note: Almost all steps are accompanied with images. Image of a finished bookcase below. Materials Needed Optional Step: Tape Bottom of Box This step is not necessary, because most boxes are pre-taped...
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Fri, 28 Jan 2011 16:25:12 PST
Magazine Box
Magazine Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cheiron Frustrated with magazines without a home i decided to make one.  The retail store wants 9 dollars for one of these, with this instructable you will be able to make about 12 of these for around 14 dollars.  As with anything else you are only limited by your imagination. Tools and Materials Materia...
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Thu, 23 Dec 2010 17:09:56 PST
TARDIS bookcase cupboard - Goodhart Maker Den of Unequity Storage Cabinet
TARDIS bookcase cupboard - Goodhart Maker Den of Unequity Storage Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad My nephews are hooked on Dr. Who, the long-running British sci-fi series which seems to have a cult following. Their house is overrun with Dalek toys and models. Me, I have my Captain Kirk Chair and Stargate gong. There also seems to be a culture of building a TARDIS. It is afterall, from the outsi...
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 00:09:14 PST
Hybrid bookshelves
Hybrid bookshelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> Computothought We had some book shelves fall apart and I did not just want to throw it all away. I has some spare pvc lying arournd and decided to merge the two into working bookshelves. The self on the right is just like what the old shelf looked like. The new shelf holds just as many books. One thing I knew but ...
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Sun, 6 Jun 2010 23:28:05 PDT
Rope Bridge Bookshelf
Rope Bridge Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus The rope bridge bookshelf lets books have a relaxed home when they're not being read. It can be rough being opened and left in all sorts of locations during the reading process and the books have earned a nice break. Supplies Materials Statlig board from Ikea Ekby Bjarnum shelf holder p...
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Tue, 4 May 2010 09:41:44 PDT
Book Shelf
Book Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> SantaB Here is a shelf made of books. I basically did a combination of this Instructable... and this one... Enjoy! Supplies I was in a thrift store looking at some o...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2010 10:32:55 PST
Built In Book Cases
Built In Book Cases - More DIY How To Projects]]> CarlS For this project, we needed built-in book cases for a long wall. By using pre-drilled melamine laminated boards and pre-built cabinets from the local home store, we were able to build them with a minimum of tools, and get a perfect fit to the room. Materials The book cases are made from a series...
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Tue, 17 Nov 2009 12:15:59 PST
My "Invisible" Book Shelf bassclarinet23 This is my version of dorxincandeland's Invisible Book Shelf found on this website. You can copy this link. I take no credit for this idea. These are just the pictures of the one that I constructed by using that AMAZING Instructable. Enjoy.*****P...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2009 12:41:11 PDT
Bookshelves Instructables Guides Bookshelves are absolutely essential for storing and organizing all of your possessions, and there's certainly no shortage of great ideas for homemade bookcases and bookshelf mods on Instructables. From the elegant and functional Hungarian Shelves to the playful Tetris Bookshelf, this bookshelf gui...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2009 10:59:07 PST
Bookcase (or basic shelf) for little to nothing!
Bookcase (or basic shelf) for little to nothing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> TMonkDesign This instructable is to show you how to make a decent bookcase or just a basic shelf, for only a small amount of money, or in my case, for free. I was extremely bored at work when I tested this bookcase, and it works very nicely. It's only a few easy simple steps to make and seriously would probably...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2008 19:52:16 PST
Inverted Bookshelf
Inverted Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus The inverted bookshelf turns a bit of your living room upside down as it hangs all of the books from the bottom instead of supporting them from below. It's a satisfying optical trick and doesn't damage any of the books. In fact, you can take books in and out of it whenever you want. Materials In ...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2008 11:34:51 PDT
Smashed Mutant Octopus book "shelf"
Smashed Mutant Octopus book "shelf" - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sunbanks I was looking through websites when I came across a link to this. I was like "Wow, I want one of those! In fact, I could make one!" So here it is! What you will need.... So for this you'll need: A wooden dowel (I found one in my mom's closet full o tools and things) Duct tape (Very easy stuff to ...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2008 16:17:23 PDT
Tube Shelves nagutron Noah and Mitch salvaged some concrete form tubing for making speakers, but haven't gotten around to doing with it, yet. Since we moved into the new office and I needed some new shelves, however, I decided to use them for that purpose until they get around to stealing them back. I saw a shelving sys...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2008 19:19:47 PDT
Book Frame: Recycle a Mattress Box Frame into a Book Shelf!
Book Frame: Recycle a Mattress Box Frame into a Book Shelf! - More DIY How To Projects]]> LMO At my apartment complex, people throw out countless items of furniture when they move out, including desks, chairs, sofas, and the mattress set. I personally believe in "Waste not, want not", so when I saw a box frame being thrown out I took a closer look. As it turns out, the bottom of a box fram...

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Wed, 31 Oct 2007 19:36:17 PDT
How to build wall mounted bookshelves for less than $100
How to build wall mounted bookshelves for less than $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> kabira Are you one of those who reads a few pages of a book then throw it on the floor before falling asleep? Are you one of those who stumble on the pile of books and magazines on the floor and hit your nose against the bed posts? That's me! So, I needed a simple bookshelf, mounted high enough for me t...
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Wed, 24 Oct 2007 21:49:40 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
Hidden Door Bookshelf
Hidden Door Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> kenbob Wall to wall bookshelves that conceal a hidden door. Made without casters. Some people call this a bookcase. My home office was messy. After I am done it will still be messy but now it is finished AND it has the secret feature. Well it was secret, till I wrote this. In one wall of my home office i...
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Sun, 6 May 2007 20:00:38 PDT
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