Instructables: exploring - workshop - shelf - book http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:44:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making a fitted, fabric lined book safe from a hardback book dust cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-fitted-fabric-lined-book-safe-from-a-hard/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 11:47:32 PST
Hidden bookcase doors to secret lair http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-bookcase-doors-to-secret-lair/
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 10:28:25 PST
Make a "Book" Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Book-shelf/
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Sat, 25 May 2013 08:27:54 PDT
How to make a bookshelf mountain! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-bookshelf-mountain/
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 03:58:08 PST
Corner Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Shelves/
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 13:34:20 PST
BOOK SHELF 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/BOOK-SHELF-101/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/A3VD/H5JVY3YH/FCCA3VDH5JVY3YH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/A3VD/H5JVY3YH/FCCA3VDH5JVY3YH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/A3VD/H5JVY3YH/FCCA3VDH5JVY3YH.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-Book-Turntable/
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 14:03:13 PDT
Bookshelf ladder style http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-shelf-ladder-style/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/U3IC/H3QFLTNQ/FL5U3ICH3QFLTNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/U3IC/H3QFLTNQ/FL5U3ICH3QFLTNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/U3IC/H3QFLTNQ/FL5U3ICH3QFLTNQ.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-and-Oak-Bookshelf/
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Thu, 31 May 2012 19:07:34 PDT
Built in Bookshelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Built-in-Bookshelves/
Built in Bookshelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TH6K/GV279RJX/F3GTH6KGV279RJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TH6K/GV279RJX/F3GTH6KGV279RJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TH6K/GV279RJX/F3GTH6KGV279RJX.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Pipe-Bookshelf-and-Shoe-Rack/
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:10:57 PST
Tetris book and other stuff shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetris-book-and-other-stuff-shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/CXQG/GXBJZ902/FP2CXQGGXBJZ902.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/CXQG/GXBJZ902/FP2CXQGGXBJZ902.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/CXQG/GXBJZ902/FP2CXQGGXBJZ902.SMALL.jpg 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
Hybrid bookshelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Hybrid-bookshelves/
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Sun, 6 Jun 2010 23:28:05 PDT
Rope Bridge Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Bridge-Bookshelf/
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Tue, 4 May 2010 09:41:44 PDT
Book Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Shelf/
Book Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/G990/FZWXP35M/F9GG990FZWXP35M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/G990/FZWXP35M/F9GG990FZWXP35M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/G990/FZWXP35M/F9GG990FZWXP35M.SMALL.jpg SantaB Here is a shelf made of books. I basically did a combination of this Instructable... http://www.instructables.com/id/60-minute-bookcase/?comments=all#C90X3L0F7DWO3EF and this one... http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-Book-Shelf/ 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Built-In-Book-Cases/
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Tue, 17 Nov 2009 12:15:59 PST
My "Invisible" Book Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Invisible-Book-Shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QTNO/G145S6ZD/F4YQTNOG145S6ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QTNO/G145S6ZD/F4YQTNOG145S6ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QTNO/G145S6ZD/F4YQTNOG145S6ZD.SMALL.jpg bassclarinet23 This is my version of dorxincandeland's Invisible Book Shelf found on this website. You can copy this link. http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-Book-Shelf/ 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookshelves/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/4ZVE/FPIOM36V/F4W4ZVEFPIOM36V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/4ZVE/FPIOM36V/F4W4ZVEFPIOM36V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/4ZVE/FPIOM36V/F4W4ZVEFPIOM36V.SMALL.jpg 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! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookcase-or-basic-shelf-for-little-to-nothing/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2008 19:52:16 PST
Inverted Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Inverted-Bookshelf/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2008 11:34:51 PDT
Smashed Mutant Octopus book "shelf" http://www.instructables.com/id/Smashed-Mutant-Octopus-book-shelf/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2008 16:17:23 PDT
Tube Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Tube-Shelves/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/PGLM/FHY0H8N4/F3EPGLMFHY0H8N4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/PGLM/FHY0H8N4/F3EPGLMFHY0H8N4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/PGLM/FHY0H8N4/F3EPGLMFHY0H8N4.SMALL.jpg 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! http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Frame--Recycle-a-Mattress-Box-Frame-into-a-B/
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Wed, 31 Oct 2007 19:36:17 PDT
How to build wall mounted bookshelves for less than $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-wall-mounted-bookshelves-for-less-tha/
How to build wall mounted bookshelves for less than $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/7861/F82EXL03/FFI7861F82EXL03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/7861/F82EXL03/FFI7861F82EXL03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/7861/F82EXL03/FFI7861F82EXL03.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Standard-and-Bracket-Book-Shelves/
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Sat, 22 Sep 2007 11:34:39 PDT
Hardwood shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardwood-shelves/
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