Free Woodworking Plans - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  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.
  •  Bookcase
    Build this bookcase using the free instructions available at the link.
  •  Bookcase
    Build this bookcase which features an open back using these free woodworking plans.
  •  Bookcase
    This bookcase measures approximately 6 feet tall when complete but is easily customizable. Build it using these free 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.
  •  Entry Bench Bookcase
    Create an entryway with seating and storage by building this entry bench with bookcase attached. Awesome.
  •  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.
  •  Dog Bookcase
    With just a few tools and a piece of pine you can build a doggie bookcase like this one.
  • More Free Woodworking Projects - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  Plumbing Pipe Bookcase
    Build this industrial looking set of shelves using this great tutorial.
  •  Retro Bookcase
    Build this retro bookcase with just one sheet of plywood. Here are the free woodworking plans.
  •  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.
  •  Build-In Bookcase
    Here are some basic techniques for opening a wall and constructing a built-in bookcase.
  •  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.
  •  Bookcase Large
    This large bookcase unit can easily be customized to fit your space and features plenty of open and closed storage. Here are the free step-by-step woodworking plans.
  • Bookcases and Bookshelves Woodworking Plans for sale

  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  Bookcase, Classic (PDF)
    Knock-down hardware makes this large, formal bookcase suprisingly easy move from your shop to your living room, den. You’ll construct the base, sides, and top as separate units. Once completed you just bolt them together. Bookcase plan features adjustable shelves and two options for the top a decorative gable (shown in photo) or a traditional flat-style top. We used a tight-grained cherry and cherry plywood for its subtle grain pattern. For the back we used 1/4 inches cherry plywood. When it came time to apply a finish, we decided to use a cherry stain. I wanted the rich reddish-brown color without waiting for the aging process. And using stain would even out the color differences between the lighter sapwood and darker hardwood. Overall dimensions are 91 inches high x 43 inches wide x 14 inches deep. This project appeared in Woodsmith magazine No. 95.
  •  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...
  •  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...
  •  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...
  •  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.
  •  Arts and Crafts Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    Simple, yet stunningly elegant. 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...
  •  Bookcase Woodworking Plan - small
    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 large version of this project is also avai...
  •  Easy-to-Build Bookcases and Clutter Control Projects
    Use your woodworking skills to create practical storage solutions for your home. From CD cases and end tables to potting benches and more, you will find projects to organize nearly every room of the h...
  •  Handy Hearth Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    Ingenious design adds five-drawer storage space, bookcase and display shelf to adorn your hearth or any small area in any room. Simply attractive; wonderfully useful!
  •  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...
  •  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.
  •  Solid Oak Bookcase Downloadable Woodworking Plan PDF
    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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
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