Free Woodworking Plans - Bookcases and Bookshelves

  •  Bookcase
    This bookcase features decorative circles on the sides. Free templates are available at the link along with full step-by-step instructions.
  •  Plywood Bookcase PDF
    Build a plywood bookcase using these free instructions. At the link you will be able to download the plans for free.
  •  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.
  •  Plywood Bookcase
    This bookcase was constructed completely out of plywood. Here are the free plans to build it.
  •  Parson Bookcase
    This bookcase measures approximately 63 inches high and 30 inches wide with an open back. Here are the free instructions to build it.
  •  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.
  •  Secret Door Bookcase
    This secret door bookcase was built in an attic but perhaps you can make adjustments for another part of your home if the attic isn't accessible.
  •  Bookcase
    The great thing about this childrens bookcase is the built-in bin at the bottom. Also that the sides are flat so two bookcases could go side by side with no gap. Here are the free plans.
  •  Bookcase
    This bookcase features three large shelves plus three drawers for added storage. At the link you will find free step-by-step plans to build it.
  •  Wall to Wall Bookcases
    Build wall-to-wall bookcases with this detailed free tutorial. Beautiful.
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  •  Bookcase BuiltIn
    Build a bookcase and give it a built-in look using this free tutorial.
  •  Ironbound Bookcase
    Build this ironbound bookcase and give your room an industrial feel. Here are the free 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.
  •  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.
  •  Bookcase
    For something a little different, build this bookcase using these free step-by-step woodworking plans.
  •  Dog Bookcase
    With just a few tools and a piece of pine you can build a doggie bookcase like this one.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  Build-In Bookcase
    Here are some basic techniques for opening a wall and constructing a built-in 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.
  •  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, 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.
  •  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...
  •  Shelves Cabinets and Bookcases
    In just about any room in the house, it is great to have some extra storage space to keep things organized and uncluttered. If you want to create customized storage spaces for your home, Shelves, Cabi...
  •  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!
  •  Barristers Bookcase Woodworking Plan
    For over 100 years the Barristerís bookcase has been one of the finest ways to display a fine collection of books or treasured art objects. This bookcase can be built out of any hardwood. Rather than ...
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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, 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.
  •  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...
  •  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.
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