Free Woodworking Plans - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  Robot Bookcase
    Children will love this bookcase in the shape of a robot for their bedroom or playroom. Build it using these free plans.
  •  Open Bookcase with Drawers
    Use these step-by-step woodworking plans to build a beautiful open bookcase with drawers for added storage.
  •  Industrial Bookcase PDF
    Build this beautiful industrial style bookcase using these free downloadable woodworking plans.
  •  Bookcase Built In PDF
    Scroll down towards the bottom of the page at the link to find the free downloadable plans to build a built-in bookcase.
  •  Industrial Bookcase
    Build this industrial style bookcase using these free step-by-step woodworking 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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  Canoe Bookcase
    This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a canoe shaped 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.
  •  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.
  • 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.
  •  Pyramid Bookcase
    This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a bookcase that is a little different than the norm, a pyramid 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 Room Divider
    Build this bookcase room divider to suite your needs. Change the size according to the size of the rooms. Build it using these step-by-step woodworking plans.
  •  Bookcase PDF
    At the link you can download the free plans to build this bookcase.
  •  Room Divider Bookcase
    This project is a great way to divide a room into two spaces. Also a great spot to use for displays. Here are the step-by-step instructions.
  •  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.
  •  Corner Bookcase
    Fill a corner in your home with this awesome bookcase. Here are the free woodworking plans.
  •  Bookcase
    For something a little different, build this bookcase using these free step-by-step 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.
  •  Wall to Wall Bookcases
    Build wall-to-wall bookcases with this detailed free tutorial. Beautiful.
  • Bookcases and Bookshelves Woodworking Plans for sale

  •  Arts and Crafts Bookcase Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    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 to capture the quality and ambience of furniture from this era of craftsmen. To complete the set also have available the Morris Chair plan and the Ottoman & Coffee Table plan, as separate downloadable plans.
  •  Built-In Bookcase and Sofa 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 built-in bookcase with sofa ends built onto the front of its base, was designed for a small budget cottage, craft pattern 656 and 657. But it can be adapted to any living room for any type of daybed.
  •  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.
  •  Trio of Bookcases Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    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 fixed shelf and three adjustable shelves to hold loads of books or display items. The height measurement is approximate depending on which style you choose to build.
  •  Heirloom Bookcase Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    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 not need the skills of a master craftsman to build it. Whether you have made cabriole legs before or not, you will discover the process for shaping them - using only a bandsaw, rasp, handsaw, and mill file - amazingly simple.
  •  Design and Install Built-In Bookcase Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    Built-ins add so much pizzazz to a room, you may forget they offer practical sources of storage, too. In this article, you will learn how to plan, build, and install two bookcases and a window seat, but you are not limited to building only this project. If you are building around a fireplace, for example, omit the window seat. Or lengthen the shelving units and omit the base cabinet for more display space. Our modular system makes it easy to mix and match components to fit your room.
  •  Window 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. You probably have a window for this. The end pots add a touch of the garden. The shelves may be of pine, the back of presdwood. The details for making it are shown in this craft pattern.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  Bookcase, Knock Down Cherry (PDF)
    Want the convenience of knock-down assembly without sacrificing furniture quality? This unique woodworking plan features solid-wood construction with easy, knock-down hardware for quick disassembly. Biscuit joinery (in place of mortise and tenon joinery) simplifies the construction without sacrificing strength. Plan includes shop tips and techniques for professional results.
  •  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...
  •  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...
  •  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.
  •  Bookcase Project Planner (PDF) Woodworking Plan
    Unique set of graphs and templates let you design your own style of bookcase or bookshelf.
  •  Glass Door Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    Classic lines and rounded corners highlight this elegant cabinet. Hardwood glued to plywood lends the appearance of frame-and-panel sides without the need for cutting difficult joints. Half-lap joints...
  •  Build-In-A-Weekend Bookcase Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    Solid wood and simple moldings make a fitting home for books and collectibles. You will love the traditional styling and no-nonsense construction of this project. To help speed the bookcase through your shop, we provide a mail-order source for the bun feet. But, should you want to turn your own feet, we have included a full-size pattern. And, you can give the bookshelf a touch of your own personal style by simply choosing a different foot and routing a different profile on the face-frame stiles.
  •  Federal Bookcase Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    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 display fine collectibles. Or, if you wish, combine the two for the best of both interests. In this project you will learn how to rout flutes by using a simple auxiliary base with your plunge router. And large cove moldings are a breeze with just your table saw and a straightedge.
  •  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.
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