Free Woodworking Plans - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  Simple Mini Bookcase
    This mini bookcase may be small in size but oozes charm. The side trim makes all the difference on this project. Follow the free step-by-step plans at the link to build one for yourself.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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
    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.
  •  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.
  •  Plywood Bookcase
    This bookcase was constructed completely out of plywood. Here are the free plans to build it.
  •  Bookcase with Drawers, Cherry
    This is a modest-sized bookcase, with a few drawers along the top to make it interesting.
  • More Free Woodworking Projects - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  Dog Bookcase
    With just a few tools and a piece of pine you can build a doggie bookcase like this one.
  •  Bookcases
    This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for bookcases. 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 on Castors
    Here are free plans to build this bookcase on castors. Of course you could make it without.
  •  Bookcase
    This bookcase features adjustable shelves and can be built using these free woodworking plans.
  •  Bookcase from an old Door
    Recycle an old solid wood door into a fabulous bookcase. Here is how to do it.
  •  Modular Bookcase
    Build this modular bookcase with these free step-by-step instructions. As you see, they can be stacked.
  •  Retro Bookcase
    Build this retro bookcase with just one sheet of plywood. Here are the free woodworking plans.
  •  Modular Bookcase
    Build this modular bookcase which is an easy project that will require minimal skills.
  •  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.
  • 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.
  •  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.
  •  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...
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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...
  •  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...
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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...
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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...
  •  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...
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