Free Woodworking Plans - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  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.
  •  Parson Bookcase
    This bookcase measures approximately 63 inches high and 30 inches wide with an open back. Here are the free instructions to build it.
  •  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.
  •  Secret Door Bookcase
    This secret door bookcase was built in an attic but perhaps you can make adjustments for another part of your home if the attic isn't accessible.
  •  Bookcase
    The great thing about this childrens bookcase is the built-in bin at the bottom. Also that the sides are flat so two bookcases could go side by side with no gap. Here are the free plans.
  •  Bookcase
    This bookcase features three large shelves plus three drawers for added storage. At the link you will find free step-by-step plans to build it.
  •  Wall to Wall Bookcases
    Build wall-to-wall bookcases with this detailed free tutorial. Beautiful.
  •  Bookcase BuiltIn
    Build a bookcase and give it a built-in look using this free tutorial.
  •  Modular Bookcase
    This bookcase unit could be built using only three sections or as many as 5 or 6. Here are the free plans to build it.
  •  Ironbound Bookcase
    Build this ironbound bookcase and give your room an industrial feel. Here are the free plans.
  • More Free Woodworking Projects - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  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.
  •  Corner Bookcase
    Fill a corner in your home with this awesome bookcase. Here are the free woodworking plans.
  •  Bookcase with Plexiglass Shelves
    Build this bookcase with these free woodworking plans, This one features plexiglass for the shelves, but you could substitute them for wood.
  •  Doll House Bookcase
    This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a childrens doll house 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.
  •  Bookcase with Drawers
    Build this bookcase which has drawers on the bottom for hidden storage. Here are the free plans.
  •  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.
  •  Bookcase Console
    This configuration shows two units built to hug the back of a sectional sofa but you could build one or build two and put them end to end for a straight sofa bookcase console.
  •  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.
  •  Bookcase
    Build a simple bookcase using this free tutorial.
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  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  Bookcase Secretary 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. This modern style Governor Winthrop bookcase and desk is intriguing in knotty pine but it is easy to build it of any wood when you work with the full size drawings in this craft pattern.
  •  Mission Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    Showcase your craftsmanship with this easy-to-build masterpiece. It goes together using straightforward rabbet, dado, and groove joinery. Super-simple faux tenons give the look of through-tenons for t...
  •  Heirloom Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    Put your treasured books, collectibles, and craftsmanship on display with this stylish case-on-case project that is surprisingly easy to build. Though this handsome piece looks sophisticated, you do n...
  •  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.
  •  Barristers Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    For over 100 years the Barristerís bookcase has been one of the finest ways to display a fine collection of books or treasured art objects. This bookcase can be built out of any hardwood. Rather than ...
  •  Barristers Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    Our twist on this classic project includes a drawer at the bottom to keep hanging files close at hand. Even full loaded, it rolls in and out easily on heavy-duty slides. The drawer box joiner requires just a single setup on the tablesaw explained within this plan. As an option, we’ll show you how to install a mortised lock in the bottom drawer.
  •  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.
  •  Barristers Bookcase Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    Our twist on this classic project includes a drawer at the bottom to keep hanging files close at hand. Even full loaded, it rolls in and out easily on heavy-duty slides. The drawer box joiner requires just a single setup on the tablesaw explained within this plan. As an option, we will show you how to install a mortised lock in the bottom drawer.
  •  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.
  •  Sectional 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. These set-in cases can be used in different ways. The corner section can be used alone. End sections can be added as shown. Left and right end section can be placed at the ends of a davenport.
  •  Bookcase, Barrister
    The nice thing about our Barrister is Bookcase is the flexible, modular design. The sections can be mixed and matched in a variety of ways. And if you ever end up with more books than shelf space, you can always build another section or two.
    A simple cleat system (we would seen on several antiques) holds all the sections together securely, yet allows the bookcase to be easily disassembled and relocated to another part of the house.
    WHAT YOU GET are 12 pages of step-by-step instructions, Full-color photos and exploded views, Detailed tool setup illustrations, Materials list and cutting diagram Plus plans for a tenon cutting jig!
  •  Bookcase, Craftsman Two-Drawer (PDF)
    This is a downloadable 1.75 MB PDF file, 12 page document. Download one of these woodworking projects and plans right to your computer, no more waiting days for the mail to arrive.
    Highlight your craftsmanship with this attractive two-drawer bookcase plan from Woodsmith magazine. Features several unique woodworking challenges, including a half-dovetail joinery technique that keeps the shelves securely anchored regardless of changes in humidity. We have included step-by-step instructions for this technique and others plus a simple way to construct the drawers with locking rabbets (if you don not have a dovetail jig). This project appeared in Woodsmith magazine No. 120.
  •  Trio of Bookcases Woodworking Plan
    Here is a masterpiece you can build that will showcase your treasured tomes for years to come. Simply change the wood type and trim details to suit your taste. We will show you how. The bookcase has a...
  •  Bookcase Project Planner (PDF) Woodworking Plan
    Unique set of graphs and templates let you design your own style of bookcase or bookshelf.
  •  Bookcase Woodworking Plan - large
    Two simple bookcase projects. Both are designed to be made from 1x12 inch pine boards. Use plywood or beadboard for the back. All parts are drawn to scale. A small version of this project is also avai...
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