Free Woodworking Plans - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  Console Bookcase Extra Wide
    This extra wide console bookcase is perfect as a console table with storage or a low bookcase. There are even free instructions at the link to add doors if you wish.
  •  Bookcase From An Old Door
    If you get your hands on an old solid wood door be sure to use the free instructions at the link to repurpose it into a fabulous bookcase.
  •  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.
  •  Raised Bookcase PDF
    This Arts and Crafts style bookcase would work as a sofa table too. Build it by downloading the free plan at the link.
  •  Modular Bookcase
    Build this modular bookcase with these free step-by-step instructions. As you see, they can be stacked.
  •  Modular Bookcase
    Build this modular bookcase which is an easy project that will require minimal skills.
  •  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 PDF
    This free bookcase woodworking plan features simple construction methods using poplar, birch plywood, MDF and pine moldings since it was going to be painted.
  •  Cascade Bookcase
    Build this modern cascading bookcase using these free woodworking plans.
  • More Free Woodworking Projects - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  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
    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.
  •  Plywood Bookcase
    This bookcase was constructed completely out of plywood. Here are the free plans to build it.
  •  Bookcase
    This bookcase features decorative circles on the sides. Free templates are available at the link along with full step-by-step instructions.
  •  Bookcase
    This bookcase measures approximately 6 feet tall when complete but is easily customizable. Build it using these free plans.
  •  Bookcase
    Build a simple bookcase using these step-by-step instructions.
  •  Rotating Bookcase
    This rotating bookcase does not take up very much room but has a lot of storage capacity and looks great too. Build one with these free instructions.
  •  Build a Bookcase
    Here is a tutorial on how to build a bookcase.
  •  Small Bookcase
    Build this small bookcase easily with these free woodworking plans and instructions.
  • Bookcases and Bookshelves Woodworking Plans for sale

  •  Revolving Danner-inspired Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    Popular in the late 19th century, this classic bookcase was designed for quick access to reference books (before the days of Google). Its small footprint and revolving action make it an ideal storage solution for a study or den.
  •  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.
  •  Tambour Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    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 ma...
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  Solid Oak Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    You do not need a dream shop to build this handsome project; a few basic power tools will do. And one-stop shopping at your favorite home center gets you rolling right away. You would pay a lot for a solid-wood bookcase in a furniture store. Instead, save a bundle by building this handsome oak piece. Plus you will get the bonus of enjoying some time in your shop.
  •  Corner Bookcase Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    The unique design of this bookcase provides open shelves therefore more access. This bookcase can be tucked into a corner to make use of what is typically wasted space.
  •  Stacking Barristers Bookcase Woodworking Plan No17
    A versatile plan for storing books or displaying collectibles. Build a set of stackable cases using our updated design of an office classic. The three-case version is features assembly-line frame and case construction makes it easy to build, and glass flip-up doors employ simple pivot pins instead of pricey flip-up hardware.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  Have-it-your-way Bookcases Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    Though distinctly different, these three bookcases share a common carcase. The classic cherry version includes a door, the maple country bookcase rests on feet; and the oak version has a profiled base and a plywood back instead of slats. The classic and traditional versions measure 60 inches high while the country version is 61.25 inches high.
  •  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.
  •  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...
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  Colonial Bookcase Vintage Woodworking Plan
    This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. You can build this bookcase with pine, with fairly knot free boards used for the sides and doors and knotty pine V groove paneling behind the shelves. Or use a wood of your own choice. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
  •  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. Build this bookcase from well-seasoned pine or any cabinet wood for which you can obtain matching cove molding. Most lumber yards will carry pine and perhaps birch or Philippine mahogany cove molding. See the materials list (in the plan) for exact quantities needed. Full size patterns included for all of the important parts.
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