Free Woodworking Plans - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  Bookcase
    Build a simple bookcase using these step-by-step instructions.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  Cascade Bookcase
    Build this modern cascading bookcase using these free woodworking plans.
  •  Bookcase with Drawers
    Build this bookcase which has drawers on the bottom for hidden storage. Here are the free plans.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  • More Free Woodworking Projects - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  Plumbing Pipe Bookcase
    Build this industrial looking set of shelves using this great tutorial.
  •  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 PDF
    The finished measurements of this pocket hole bookcase are 42 inches tall and 24 inches wide. Perfect for a small space. At the link the free plans are downloadable.
  •  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 bookcase features adjustable shelves and the free woodworking plans are downloadable at the link.
  •  Bookcase
    This bookcase features adjustable shelves and can be built using these free woodworking plans.
  •  Build-In Bookcase
    Here are some basic techniques for opening a wall and constructing a built-in bookcase.
  •  Modular Bookcase
    Build this modular bookcase which is an easy project that will require minimal skills.
  •  Bookcase PDF
    Build this bookcase which measures 48 inches high x 23 1/2 inches wide by 12 inches deep and features three adjustable shelves.
  •  Bookcase PDF
    At the link you can download the free plans to build this bookcase.
  • Bookcases and Bookshelves Woodworking Plans for sale

  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  Riggs Bookcase Clock Woodworking Plan
    This bookcase clock provides lots of shelf space in less than one square foot of floor space. A perfect showcase for our white and black Shaker dial. Scroll patterns are drawn FULL SIZE.
  •  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.
  •  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...
  •  Bookcase Project Planner (PDF) Woodworking Plan
    Unique set of graphs and templates let you design your own style of bookcase or bookshelf.
  •  Mission Style Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    This four shelf bookcase is the perfect way to display your books and collectibles. Constructed of solid woods and hardwood plywoods it is a beautiful piece when done and complements the balance of o...
  •  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...
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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, 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...
  •  Bookcase, Tower (PDF) - FREE PLAN OFFER
    Sometimes, smaller is actually better. The narrow design of this bookcase means it will fit into just about any location in your home. It takes up less than 2 square feet of floor space, yet the six shelves, four of them adjustable, provide more than 7 square feet of storage or display space.
  •  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.
  •  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...
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