Free Woodworking Plans - Shelves

  •  Childrens Bookshelf Manger
    Build this child-size bookshelf using these free woodworking plans with step-by-step instructions.
  •  Scrap Wood Shelf
    Build a scrap wood shelf using this free tutorial. Makes a great way to display collectibles.
  •  Potted Herb Shelf PDF
    Keep your herbs handy in the kitchen after you build this simple potted herb shelf. At the link there is a free download of the plan.
  •  Stacked Bookshelf
    For something a little different, try building a bench stacked bookcase. Here are the free plans to build it.
  •  Star Wars Shelf
    While this shelf was built to use in a Star Wars themed room, it could easily be used anywhere. Here is how to build it.
  •  Over the Stove Shelf
    This is an easy build that will can make a huge difference in your kitchen. Follow along and build an oil and vinegar shelf using this free tutorial.
  •  Circular Planked Shelf
    Build this circular planked wooden shelf using these free instructions. Awesome.
  •  Bookshelf
    This bookshelf was named after a xylophone for obvious reasons. Here are the step-by-step instructions.
  •  Bookshelf
    Build a set of these sturdy rustic bookshelves using these free step-by-step instructions.
  •  Floating Shelf
    This floating shelf was easy to build using 1 x 6 wood. The length can be adjusted to suite your space. Here is the free tutorial.
  • More Free Woodworking Projects - Shelves

  •  Quilt Rack Shelf
    This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a wall mounted quilt rack shelf. 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.
  •  Square Ledge Shelf
    Build this square floating ledge shelf using these free woodworking plans.
  •  Adjustable Peg Shelf
    Once the backboard is complete you can change up the look of this shelf unit by rearranging the pegs. Smart.
  •  Pegboard Shelf Unit
    The beauty of building this type of shelf unit is it is adjustable to suite your needs. Build it using these free plans.
  •  Floating Corner Shelf
    This floating corner shelf could work beside a bed or perhaps by the front door. Here is how to build and install it.
  •  Crate Shelf
    Build a crate shelf using pallets or reclaimed lumber if you like that look. Here is how.
  •  Entry Shelf with Storage
    This awesome floating shelf is perfect for the entryway with its hidden secret storage compartment for keys.
  •  Floating Shelf with a Secret
    This is a floating shelf with a twist! It features a false bottom with hidden storage. Here is how to build it.
  •  Table Saw Accessories Shelf PDF
    This shelf is meant to be mounted on the wall near your table saw to hold accessories you may need while using your table saw.
  •  Polar Bear Bookshelf
    Why not build something a little different. This polar bear bookshelf fits the bill. Here are the free plans.
  • Shelves Woodworking Plans for sale

  •  Elf with Reindeer Shelf Silhouette Downloadable Scrollsaw Pattern PDF
    A great way to use up those small pieces of plywood or thin lumber, why not scrollsaw a reindeer and elf to display on a shelf! This scroll saw silhouette pattern is a good woodworking plan for beginners to practice cutting tight spots and quick turns.
  •  Simple Corner Shelf Unit Downloadable Scrollsaw Pattern PDF
    This type of corner shelf is popular with colonial decor. Full size patterns included. Enlarge or reduce the size of the curved parts and vary the part sizes to suit your needs.
  •  Simple Shelf Unit Downloadable Scrollsaw Woodcrafting Pattern PDF
    This is a nice display shelf for displaying small knic-knacs. Enlarge or reduce the size of the curved parts and vary the part sizes to suit your needs.
  •  Simple Coat Rack Shelf Unit Downloadable Scrollsaw Pattern PDF
    This is a handy project for the hall, porch or mudroom and features a shelf and coat pegs (or use for hats, scarves etc). It is a flexible design that can be lengthened, made to match a colonial or contemporary decor and has a backboard area that is perfect for tole painting, decopage, woodburning, etc.Full size patterns included. Enlarge or reduce the size of the curved parts and vary the part sizes to suit your needs.
  •  Simple Wall Mount Shelf Unit Downloadable Scrollsaw Pattern PDF
    This is a very versatile design that may be used as a jewelry rack, decorative shelf, mirror, etc. Look over the design and all the options before you begin so you can create a project that most fits your needs. This plan offers full size drawing where required.
  •  Whale Tail Bookshelf Downloadable Woodcrafting Pattern PDF
    Sawbuck projects! Cut it out from scrap wood you probably have in your workshop. Most plaque shapes can be made into slanted book shelfs, just like our whale of a tale book shelf. Beginner skill level.
  •  Bookshelf Clamp Downloadable Scrollsaw Woodworking Pattern PDF
    Sawbuck projects! Cut it out from scrap plywood you probably have in your workshop and sell for a buck at craft shows. A basic 1 page instruction on how to make one with full size drawings. Beginner skill level.
  •  Heart Shelf Mirror Downloadable Scrollsaw Woodcrafting Pattern PDF
    Almost any design may be used as a Shelf backing or Mirror Plaque, but this Heart is excellent. It offers a large inside area for maximum mirror size. The shelf may be rectangular, free form or a semicircle as shown in the sketch. Attach to the back with glue. Drill a countersink hole for hanging. Paint or finish as you prefer.
  •  Shelf Cat Downloadable Scrollsaw Woodworking Pattern PDF
    Here we have our simple to make kitty cat shelf sitter. Easy to cut and paint using the smallest of scrap wood pieces or leave a natural wood color. Simply size the craft pattern to how you want it to be and print the drawing. Make it small enough to sit on a shelf or book, or enlarge it to sit on top of a fence or deck railing. Then its a matter of trace, cut and paint. Beginner skill level.
  •  2 Shelf Bracket Group 4 Downloadable Scrollsaw Woodworking Pattern PDF
    Sawbuck projects! Cut it out from scrap wood you probably have in your workshop. Sell for a couple bucks and you are in money. Simply resize the pattern to suit the size of brackets you want to build. Beginner skill level.
  •  Early American Whatnot Corner Shelf Vintage Woodworking Plan
    The plan says: This sturdy whatnot is 30 inches high. With full sized patterns you can lay out its sides and shelves and assembly quickly.
  •  2 Shelf Bracket Group 3 Downloadable Scrollsaw Woodworking Pattern PDF
    Sawbuck projects! Cut it out from scrap wood you probably have in your workshop. Sell for a couple bucks and you are in money. Simply resize the pattern to suit the size of brackets you want to build. Beginner skill level.
  •  Phone Shelf Vintage Woodworking Plan
    The plan says: This accommodates the phone set, a pad of paper, city and suburban directories. You can build it in an evening with the full size plans to trace onto plywood or other wood that you use.
  •  Mini Bracket Shelf Download Woodcraft Pattern PDF
    Our Mini-Bracket Shelf is an excellent accent piece in a hall or entrance where something narrow is required. Cut from 1/2 inch pine. Assemble with glue. Finish as desired (we prefer stain and a flat or matte clear finish). Beginner skill level.
  •  Twin Steeple Shelf Clock Vintage Woodworking Plan
    The plan says: This fine sharp Gothic clock with twin steeples resembles those shelf clocks made in nineteenth century America by Brewster and Ingraham. You can make the four slender pillars and spires as detailed on the pattern, or, if you prefer, you may obtain them ready made. Build the clock of a fine hardwood and fit it with painted dial or paint the dial yourself. Then install a clock movement with pendulum. This pattern has full-size patterns and complete details. You will be the proud possessor of a beautiful clock, if you work carefully and apply a good finish.
  •  Minute Man Shelf Clock Vintage Woodworking Plan
    This is a vintage woodworking plan, materials list included. The plan provides source for instrument hardware but that company is no longer in business. Use the information to source your own clock parts. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
  •  Corner Table and Shelf Woodworking Plan Set - both plans included
    Plan includes FULL SIZE patterns for both the table and shelf! Order two embossed birch ornaments and two packages of tabletop fasteners separately. Corner shelf is 29 inches high, the corner table is...
  •  Adobe Shelf and Rack Woodworking Plan Set
    Some leftover wood pieces, a few paints and a few hours are all you need to create this handy, handsome shelf/rack. Perfect for den, kitchen or hallway. Full-size pattern and easy instructions.
  •  Maryland Wall Shelf Vintage Woodworking Plan
    The plan says: Many of these Maryland wall shelves are to be found in early American homes. The simplicity of design permits it being used with many different types of interior furnishings. Glassware, small pieces of silver, bric-a-brac can be displayed to advantage on these shelves. The enclosed full size pattern simplifies making in a minimum of time. List of materials printed on pattern.
  •  Ladder Shelf Woodworking Plan
    This would be a perfect addition to the firemans theme bedroom furniture set. This is a paper woodworking plan, a downloadable version is also available.
  • Return to Home Page