Free Woodworking Plans - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  Bookcase
    Build this bookcase using the free instructions available at the link.
  •  Industrial Bookcase
    Build this industrial style bookcase using these free step-by-step woodworking plans.
  •  Bookcase
    Build this bookcase which features an open back using these free woodworking plans.
  •  Bookcase
    This bookcase measures approximately 6 feet tall when complete but is easily customizable. Build it using these free plans.
  •  Playhouse Bookcase
    This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a 4 foot tall childrens bookcase. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
  •  Entry Bench Bookcase
    Create an entryway with seating and storage by building this entry bench with bookcase attached. Awesome.
  •  Open Bookcase
    The only tools you will need to build this bookcase are a drill and jigsaw. It fits together like a puzzle with the notches you will cut into each shelf.
  •  Bookcase from the Alphabet
    This one spells...READ MORE BOOKS... but you can use the cube alphabet to build a bookcase that spells anything you want. How about your childs name?
  •  Bookcase with Drawers
    Build this bookcase which has drawers on the bottom for hidden storage. Here are the free plans.
  •  Bookcase from an old Door
    Recycle an old solid wood door into a fabulous bookcase. Here is how to do it.
  • More Free Woodworking Projects - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  Corner Bookcase from old Door
    If you can get your hands on a solid wood door, here is how you can turn it into a corner bookcase complete with angled shelves.
  •  Bookcase
    This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a wall of bookcases. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
  •  Build-In Bookcase
    Here are some basic techniques for opening a wall and constructing a built-in bookcase.
  •  Bookcase
    This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a bookcase. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
  •  Open Shelving Bookcase
    This open shelving modern bookcase measures approximately 47 inches wide 71 inches high and 15 inches deep. Here are the free plans.
  •  Divided Bookcase
    Standing 54 inches tall and 28 inches wide this divided bookcase has a lot of organizational possibilities. Here is how to build it.
  •  Simple Bookcase
    This simple bookcase features two bottom drawers for added closed storage. Here are the free plans.
  •  Corner Bookcase
    Fill a corner in your home with this awesome bookcase. Here are the free woodworking plans.
  •  Bookcase
    This bookcase is small measuring just 28 inches wide x 27 inches tall and 5 inches deep. You could alter the dimensions to suite your needs.
  •  Bookcase Room Divider
    This bookcase makes a great room divider since it is open on both sides. It also features three bins on the bottom for added storage. Here are the free plans to build it.
  • Bookcases and Bookshelves Woodworking Plans for sale

  •  Handy Hearth Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    Ingenious design adds five-drawer storage space, bookcase and display shelf to adorn your hearth or any small area in any room. Simply attractive; wonderfully useful!
  •  2 in 1 Bookcase Vintage Woodworking Plan
    The design of this plan features alternative top and bottom trim molding to give you two different looks. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
  •  Montpelier Bookcase Vintage Woodworking Plan
    The plan says: The charm of Colonial design is emphasized in this easy-to-build bookcase. Build it to size indicated on enclosed full size pattern or lengthen shelves to width desired. No special tools or skill required. Complete list of materials needed printed on pattern.
  •  Bookcase Woodworking Plan, Easy-to-Build Low (PDF)
    If you think the word plywood means poor-quality woodworking, this plan might change your mind about how you build furniture. Using just one sheet of 3/4 inches cherry plywood, some cherry facing, and a few basic joinery techniques, you can build this attractive, high-quality bookcase in just one weekend-and not spend a lot of money doing it. Yyou will start with a basic box made up of interlocking plywood panels. Then add a face frame, base, top, and back to dress up the appearance of the case. We have also included a couple of design options to let you choose a style that fits your individual taste.
  •  Federal Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    With fluted pilasters and a keyed arch topped by a broken pediment, this project brings the vocabulary of classical architecture into the living room. By installing lights and glass shelves you can di...
  •  Towering Tomes Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    Standing fully 7 feet tall, with six shelves (five of which adjust on standards and brackets), this stately walnut showcase has more than enough room for a librarians ransom in books.
  •  Arts and Crafts Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    Simple, yet stunningly elegant. Add to the Arts-and-Crafts Collection set with this stately bookcase. We embellished ours with cutouts in the side panels, reproduction hardware, and glass-framed doors...
  •  Barrister Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    Each section stacks on top of the one below. You can make just one section, or up to four. Doors lift up and slide back for full access to books. Keeps books and collectibles dust free. Wood dowels in...
  •  Towering Tomes Bookcase Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    Standing fully 7 feet tall, with six shelves (five of which adjust on standards and brackets), this stately walnut showcase has more than enough room for a librarians ransom in books. Fluted face-frame stiles and rich cove molding at the top make it a natural for traditionally styled interiors.
  •  Tambour Bookcase Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    We have seen a great many bookcases in our travels around the country, but none more good-looking and versatile than this one. And should you ever have to relocate, you will find the modular pieces making up the bookcase a breeze to take apart and reassemble.
  •  Book Nook Bookcase Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    This bookcases angled shelf makes it easy to browse titles without bending, while the top and bottom shelves provide display space. Open sides make it light on its feet and a snap to build using common lumber.
  •  Classic Bookcase Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    This project contains a number of duplicate parts that make it easy to cut and assemble. The two sides, for example, start as one wide plywood blank. After you rout the joinery, ripping the blank in half produces two mirrored sides with dadoes that align. This simple and sturdy cabinet uses only two joints: dadoes and rabbets cut with your router. In addition, we have added the quick-and-easy perfect fit dado guide project plan for ease in routing.
  •  Mesquite Bookcase Woodworking Plan Featuring Norm Abram
    Norm was in Arizona on the hunt for Arts and Crafts style furniture pieces that would capture his attention to build upcoming projects. He found a Greene and Green inspired design of a glass front bookcase that featured divided window panes in the doors and the Green Brothers trademark square peg details. In true heirloom style, Norm made his from mesquite lumber, a native wood species of the Sonoran desert. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
  •  Clear-Vue Bookcase Vintage Woodworking Plan
    Full size drawings make this project easy to build. Our research indicates that this plan is no longer printed so once we are sold out, that is it! This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
  •  Lectern Bookcase Vintage Woodworking Plan
    Build this lectern bookcase from plywood. We used birch plywood but you can use a plywood of your choice. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
  •  Lawyers Bookcase Vintage Woodworking Plan
    This barristers bookcase is a classic design with glass doors which protect books and collectibles. This design features individual stacking compartments. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
  •  Double Craftsman Bookcase Vintage Woodworking Plan
    Display your books and collectibles in this double Craftsman bookcase. Glass doors protect what ever you decide to display. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
  •  Easy to Build Modern Bookcase Vintage Woodworking Plan
    This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying. A full materials list is provided, however any hardware parts source (legs) would no longer be in business.
  •  Bookcase, Contemporary
    This Contemporary Bookcase takes only two and a half sheets of plywood, but you get lots of storage space on its deep shelves. The wall unit gets both its good looks and its sturdiness from 3/4 inches oak plywood. All the joinery is tongue and groove, so building is fairly fast. And we have included special instructions and plans for a router jig to help you cover the exposed edges of the plywood with solid-wood strips. The overall dimensions are 80 inches high x 30 inches wide x 16 inches deep.
  •  Bookcase, Oak
    Here is a woodworker is bookcase. Not because it holds books about woodworking, but because it gives you the opportunity to use several different kinds of joinery in one project. For example, the sides and back are frames and panels assembled with stub tenon and groove joinery. The three frames are joined with rabbets and grooves. Stopped sliding dovetails hold the apron that spans the side frames. The base pieces are connected with splined miters...
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