Instructables: exploring - bookshelves - featured Sat, 10 Oct 2015 06:06:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 floating bookshelf using french cleets
floating bookshelf using french cleets - More DIY How To Projects]]> Shawn_palmiter So the wifey wanted a bookshelf for the house an since I hav been building things around the house I opened my mouth an said I will make u that. I wanted it to be nice so I used raw cypress I got from the local saw can buy wood of your choice but if you don't mind a little work the gra...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 20:20:33 PDT
Easy Magnetic Locker Shelf
Easy Magnetic Locker Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Renard_Bleu My girls are sharing their cramped lockers with fellow students; and they needed a little extra shelving to use the space efficiently. The situations gets critical when winter rears its ugly head: heaps of boots, toques, mittens and snow pants need to fit. The shelving I designed is compact, totally...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 09:51:21 PDT
How to make a shelve with a stop sign
How to make a shelve with a stop sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> briciius Hi,Today we are going to make a unique shelve made with a "stop" sign.The sign is too big to open the shelve like a classical door, so we will design a cool system of up and down opening system, all made in woodQuicly :Step 1 : Make the shelf structureStep 2 : Make the opening system Step 3 : Make t...
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 11:51:03 PDT
Vinyl Record Shelves
Vinyl Record Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> joeflips7 So... The idea behind this was to build some shelves that would hide the ugliness of the wall and showcase some of my favorite albums (like the stones, pink floyd Atom Heart Mother, Nirvana Unplugged, Led Zep IV etc) as well as some interestingly terrible albums but I love the covers ( like How to S...
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 21:36:52 PDT
Simple Comic Wall Displays
Simple Comic Wall Displays - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jedi_zombie85 Welcome to my 2nd expendableWhile having a sort out I decided use some of the old bits of wood around the house to make some very simple but effective comic book wall mounts Items Needed.... For this job I cut a few corners to save time and luckily it didn't go wrong lolYou will need wood any wil...
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 12:56:43 PDT
floating shelf
floating shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> luke waller this type of shelf is a good way of making areas free of clutter while keeping floor space available. Materials - 1200mm of pine- band saw- chisel- hammer- file- sandpaper- glue- pencil- ruler- mill drill planning your shelf to make anything you first need to design it. you need to find out y...
By: luke waller

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:43:37 PDT
Inset Bookcase
Inset Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> gruxton This is a simple MDF bookshelf inset into a pine surround with a shadow gap for a simple design with character. The overall size was 850 x 190 x 900mm (WxDxH), with 3 bookshelf compartments.Materials9mm 1220 x 2440 (4” x 8”) MDF sheet16mm 607 x 1800 (2” x 4”) MDF sheet2 No. 190 x 20 x 1800mm redwoo...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 03:57:43 PDT
Florida Shelf
Florida Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> jrytlews Condo living in Fl is many retirees calling. Includes sunshine, no lawn care, a gate to keep the riffraff out, a place to park your golf cart...It also comes with limited space and high real estate costs, so when doing a project you have to do it right. This weekend's project was a set of shelves t...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 18:52:25 PDT
Traveler's bookshelf
Traveler's bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> dustandroses Hello,6 months ago, my daughter graduated collage and moved to TX to work at a children’s hospital. I received a call from her about two weeks ago with the good news that she had some time off and was planning to come for a visit. I asked her if she needed anything for her apartment that I could mak...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 09:34:09 PDT
Minimalist Leaning Bookshelf (shelves slot in from behind)
Minimalist Leaning Bookshelf (shelves slot in from behind) - More DIY How To Projects]]> naghababaie This tutorial will instruct you how to build a leaning bookshelf. Originally constructed at Autodesk's stunning Pier 9 in San Francisco. Tools:o **Water jet**o Tig Welding stationo Metal pillar drillo PVAo Hand drillo Hammer o Large Clampso Metal Puncho Markero Metal Sawo Circular sander & grinderMa...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 08:39:25 PDT
Recycled Wood Flooring Modern Shelf
Recycled Wood Flooring Modern Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> StudioDarose So this project started when my mom had some Wood floors put in at her house... If anyone has ever installed floors, you're bound to have extra pieces, either from scrap cuts or from not using the whole box that you had to buy (flooring usually comes in multiple pieces per box, whether you need all ...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 00:58:38 PDT
Nautilus Bookshelf
Nautilus Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> ewilhelm Children's books are all drastically different sizes. Putting them into a bookshelf seems almost futile because they're either too big and don't fit or are too small and waste space (plus they're only moments away from being pulled out onto the floor anyway). Rather then worry about this, I decided ...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:43:28 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
Secret Book Bank
Secret Book Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> HaroldPenner Thanks to my student Shannon Griffiths for posting this Instructable. Remove the binding from the book pages The easiest way to remove a binding is by using an X-acto knife.Be sure not to cut through the binding. If the pages are glued directly to the binding this book will not be suitable.If the...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 19:44:38 PDT
Simple Cheap Modern Comic Book Display Shelf
Simple Cheap Modern Comic Book Display Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> dustin_little I have always wanted to display my comics for decorative purposes the problem was it is hard to get those little buggers to stand up! Solution! Two, seven foot long modern clean DIY comic books shelves for less that ten bucks a pop! Tools Table Saw for cutting a groove Jig Saw for cutting shapesS...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 07:16:21 PDT
Shelf Actions Figures Of Donkey Kong And Mario Bros
Shelf Actions Figures Of Donkey Kong And Mario Bros - More DIY How To Projects]]> Oficina DIY My name is Emerson Pedroso, I am creator of the YouTube channel DIY Workshop. In Workshop DIY today, we do this incredible shelf based on the phase of the first game Donkey Kong which appears for the first Time Super Mario Bros, the shelf is a little laborious, but the end result is worth every eff...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 04:59:24 PDT
Rain Machine
Rain Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> adarz have you ever wanted to film, a movie that occurs in the winter but it was the middle of the summer and not even a single cloud was in the sky?I've brought you the solution! a rain machine! Stuff you will need for building this machine i used a wooden frame the i already had for another project (...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 06:56:32 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
Wall-mounted horizontal ladder shelf
Wall-mounted horizontal ladder shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> chrismo It's been a while, but I'm back with another instructable! This time with a practical wall mounted ladder!I came about this idea after seeing a photo on my Facebook news feed with a small ladder mounted on a wall. I thought to myself, what a cool idea that is...but it needs to be bigger! and now tha...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:58:54 PST
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
HomeMade Modern DIY Pipe Shelves
HomeMade Modern DIY Pipe Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> homemademodern There are a lot of ways to use iron plumber's pipe to make shelves. Here's the way that has worked well for me. Pipe shelving systems are not cheap but are a great investment because they can be disassembled and adapted to almost any setting. If you're renting your current home or move often, they'r...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:11:01 PST
How to make a BAT-bookshelf
How to make a BAT-bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> briciius if you want to make this awesome DC comics inspired bookshelf you will need some stuff :2 pine wood panel size 180 cm x 70 cm jigsaw - drill - wood glue - sand paper and a lot of clamp !!!! Trace the plan of the bookshelf. as always i use illustrator to trace the plan.If you want the AI files, fe...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:27:19 PST
Knick Knack Shelf
Knick Knack Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Robert_winkler This is a Knick Knack shelf that you can put almost anything that you want on it. Its original purpose is to hang on the wall and put video game cases, and accessories on. Materials needed:2, 6" x 36" x 3/4" pieces of poplar (a type of wood) 1, 2" x 36" x 3/4" piece of poplar Carpenters glue (wood g...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:16:58 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
Ceiling fan blade book shelf
Ceiling fan blade book shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> c-house Hi this is my first Instructable I had some fan blades from an burnt out ceiling fan i was saving for a project lying around and decided to use them to make an book shelf. Step 1: tools and materials The tools you will need is:1X bench Vice1X paint can1x can of machine fluid1X grinder with flape...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 23:22:50 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
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
Tree Branch Bookshelf
Tree Branch Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> CrazyClever I've found myself in a new apartment that I've decided to theme with a touch of nature everywhere you look. My plan is to build most of my furniture/ decorations myself and I started with this branch bookshelf. It was insprired by a quick google search that lead me to the work of Olivier Dolle's bra...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:14:04 PDT
Simple Hanging Shelves (folding)
Simple Hanging Shelves (folding) - More DIY How To Projects]]> mded These are far from the prettiest hanging shelves on instructables, but they may be the simplest. Materials Materials a board or flat object that you can drill holes in string that will hold a knot two screws, 1 1/2" or longertwo washers big enough to go over the shaft of the screw and the ...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:56:16 PDT
skateboard shelf
skateboard shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Oliorn Awesome idea that will make your room with a cool look, and with space to store stuff Drill drill the ceilingTighten the rods Cleaning Clean old skateboards Put nuts on the rods and add skateboards you will need about 32 nuts Nice and pretty fill your shelf with stuff you wantthis will...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 03:50:14 PDT
Bumper Shelf
Bumper Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> tkneese42 My son, Troy was rearranging his bedroom & asked me if we could make a shelf out of an old truck bumper. We had a small original rear bumper with the mounting brackets from an IH Scout II that fit the wall space almost perfectly. He thought about getting it hung first & then making a wood shelf to t...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 06:00:40 PDT
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> alesandrome This certainly isn't the first Industrial Pipe Shelf Instructables, but it's a good primer for someone working in a smaller urban space sans workshop. Read on for a how-to on Manhattan making.. Spray paint the pipes Before anything, you need to head to Home Depot (23rd Street worked well for me h...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:46:57 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
Bookcase Secret Entrance
Bookcase Secret Entrance - More DIY How To Projects]]> thepocketmerlin Every man cave needs a special entrance. Working from home keeps me locked up in this room more hours than I can count, the least I can do is have a fun way of getting in. This instructable will show how I made my own "secret" entrance and for the most part my own safe room. Due to the placement o...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 18:11:57 PDT
Secret DVD/Bookcase Door
Secret DVD/Bookcase Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> stratigary Since I was a kid, I've always wanted a movie theater and a secret door in my house. Now that I'm all grown up I have built my theater but was losing space to a poorly placed door that led into a very small room containing my sump. I decided to reclaim that space by moving the door, creating a pla...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:23:47 PDT
Build a Hanging Shelf System
Build a Hanging Shelf System - More DIY How To Projects]]> Greg Pless This modular, attractive and easily configurable shelf system can be built nearly entirely using readily available parts and materials from any big box hardware store. The locking collars can be found online. Follow these, simplified steps and you can build something similar, of your own design, i...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:06:08 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
The Floating Shelves
The Floating Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> -BALES- I don't know about you, but I have some stuff ... and some of that stuff looks pretty nifty on a shelf. If you saw "The Faux Metal Desk," you know my hatred for MDF, but you also know I had some left over and planned to use it specifically for shelves. I wanted the shelves to be substantial ... not...

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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:27:14 PST
Desk-size Grand Piano Bookshelf
Desk-size Grand Piano Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> jointerjon Have you ever wanted to get that music lover in your house a gift they will remember without paying between $15,000 to $150,000 for a concert grand piano? Well here is your chance! I wanted to build a bookshelf that would sit snuggly on a desk and look nice enough that you would not get tired of sta...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:12:13 PST
A shelf unit made from leftover pieces of wood
A shelf unit made from leftover pieces of wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> Elliot Lord I had lots of unused shelves and cut-off pieces from others and I decided to make a contained shelf unit with them. I wanted it to design itself, meaning the pieces would stay the same length as far as possible so that it would have to fit together in whatever way it could. First I had to measure th...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 09:49:13 PDT
倒置的书架 - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus 倒置的书架可将客厅的一角翻转过来,所有书都是悬挂放置,而非从下向上的支撑式放置。这是个令人满意的视觉陷阱,不会对书造成任何伤害。实际上,您随时可以将书放上去或者取下来。 材料 除了木质书架和支架这些基本材料外,还需要准备弹力带和一个订书机。我在这里用的弹力带可以伸展到原始尺寸的两倍, 强度足够固定住书。 可选材料:喷胶器。 量尺寸 重点是要算出书的宽度,以及多长的弹力带才足够将书固定在板上,而不会将书弄皱。 测量所得书的平均宽度是一英寸,弹力带的理想长度为 14 英寸。 将弹力带钉在板子上 现在已经知道了长度和宽度,下一步是将两条弹力带钉在板子下方中央部位。我打算挂 12 本...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 10:38:16 PDT
Auf den Kopf gestelltes Bücherregalücherregal/
Auf den Kopf gestelltes Bücherregal - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus Mit diesem Bücherregal stellen Sie einen Teil Ihres Wohnzimmers auf den Kopf. Die Bücher stehen nicht auf dem Regal, sondern hängen von ihm herunter. Bei diesem lustigen optischen Effekt kommen die Bücher nicht zu Schaden. Sie können die Bücher sogar jederzeit vom Regal nehmen und wieder zurücksteck...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 10:37:47 PDT
逆さま本棚 - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus 逆さま本棚は本を下から支えるのではなく、底からぶら下げることで、あなたの居間を少しばかり逆さまにします。視覚的トリックとして楽しめ、本を傷めることはありません。事実、本はいつでも取り出し、元に戻すことができます。 材料 木材と金具で作る棚に必要な基本材料に加えて、ゴムひもとタッカーが必要です。私がここで使用しているゴムひもは 元のサイズの 2倍 以上伸びるタイプで、しかも、本を保持するだけの強さを持っています。 あれば便利: グルー ガン 測る 計算しておくべき大切なことは、本の幅と、本をつぶすことなく、すべての本を板に対して支えるために必要なゴムひもの長さです。 私の本を測ったと...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 10:08:28 PDT
Estante invertido
Estante invertido - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus El estante invertido convierte su sala un poco boca arriba y cuelga todos los libros desde la parte inferior en vez de soportarlos desde abajo. Es un truco óptico satisfactorio y no daña ninguno de los libros. De hecho, puede tomar y guardar libros cuando desee. Materiales Adicionalmente a los ma...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 10:07:20 PDT
Estante invertida
Estante invertida - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus A estante invertida vira a sua sala de estar um pouco de cabeça para baixo, pois ela segura todos os livros pela parte de baixo, em vez de apoiá-los por baixo. É um truque ótico interessante e não danifica os livros. Na verdade, você pode colocar e retirar livros sempre que quiser. Material Além ...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 10:06:39 PDT
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
DIY Bookshelf Danger is my middle name Check out these awesome, unique, DIY bookshelves, and maybe even build your own. Organize and showcase your book collection, whether you have a few favorites or an entire library. null Turn an old wooden ladder into a stylish bookshelf! null You can build this designer-inspired bookshelf for ...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 14:15:19 PDT
Adjustable Table Top Book Rack
Adjustable Table Top Book Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> shazni You want a cool weekend project?? How about a weekend project to do with your kids, to introduce them to the fun world of woodworking?  Interested? Here is a cool table top book rack which is great to keep all those books organized on your don't have much books to problem...ju...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 05:31:15 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
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