Free Woodworking Plans - Shelves

  •  Traditional Wall Shelf
    This traditional-style wall shelf could go just about anywhere and serve as a mantle or shelf. 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.
  •  Hoop Shelf
    Here is a wall mounted shelf unit that is a little different but fun. Build a round hoop shelf using these free instructions.
  •  Shoe Shelf Bench
    This shoe shelf bench would be a perfect addition to any entryway or mudroom. Here is the free tutorial to build your own.
  •  Window Ledge Plant Shelf
    If you have a kitchen window that gets lots of light perhaps you need to build a window ledge plant shelf like this one. Its easy.
  •  Horse Bookshelf
    Build this horse bookshelf after you print out the free templates at the link. Great for a childs room.
  •  Open Bookshelf
    The free plan to build this open bookshelf uses 1 x 12 lumber, but really you could use any size you wish.
  •  House Shaped Bookshelf
    This shelving and storage unit in the shape of a dollhouse would be a fun addition to any room.
  •  Nautical Boat Shelf
    Here is a fun nautical shelf, perfect for a childs room. Follow along and build one in no time.
  •  Adjustable Shelf Hole Jig
    Combined with a plunge router this jig makes fast work of boring shelf holes.
  • More Free Woodworking Projects - Shelves

  •  Airplane Bookshelf
    This link provides a materials list as well as step-by-step instructions with pictures so you can build this airplane bookshelf.
  •  Low Bookshelf Bench
    While there are no dimensions given, this is a great tutorial on building this low bookshelf/bench.
  •  Tetris Shelf
    Build this modular tetris shelf what ever size you wish. At the link you can put in your size requirements and the plan will be customized to suite your needs.
  •  Small Open Shelf
    Build this small open shelf unit using either recycled lumber or new. Beautiful. Here are the free woodworking plans.
  •  Circular Bookshelf PDF
    Build an unusual bookcase that is not only circular, but also features a sliding design to conceal a hidden passageway perhaps. This is an advanced woodworking project.
  •  Dog Shelf and Leash Holder
    Build a dog-theme shelf and leash holder with these templates and instructions.
  •  Battery Charging Shelf
    Build this battery charging shelf and mount it near an outlet. This simple shelf features two power strips so you can easily charge many separate batteries at one time.
  •  Pipe Shelf
    Here is a way to add the industrial feel to your home. Build a pipe shelf.
  •  Storage Shelf
    Build this shelf unit to store extra towels or even as a plant stand. It is easy with these free step-by-step woodworking plans.
  •  Open Shelf Cabinet
    This open shelf cabinet is perfect for office storage. You could even build two and bridge the top to create a desk. Here are the free woodworking plans.
  • Shelves Woodworking Plans for sale

  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  Duncan Knickknack Shelf Vintage Woodworking Plan
    The plan says: You can make this shelf in an evenings time. No special tools or skill required. Just trace pattern on wood, saw and assemble. Scraps of lumber, plywood or composition board may be used if painted. Stain, paint or leave natural to match other furnishings. You will find many uses for this decorative wall and corner shelf. An ideal gift for almost any occasion.
  •  Convenient Kitchen Shelf Vintage Woodworking Plan
    The plan says: Hard-to-find kitchen gadgets will always be within easy reach if you keep them on this kitchen shelf. If can be made in an evenings time. Not only a step-saver but its storage capacity will surprise you. List of materials on pattern.
  •  Hanging Book Shelf Vintage Woodworking Plan
    The plan says: You will find a need for this attractive wall shelf in almost any room. It is ideally suited for books, bric-a-brac, radio, clock, spice boxes, etc. Paint or stain to match interior furnishings. Use in pairs on either side of doorway or fireplaces. The enclosed full size pattern simplifies making this shelf from short pieces of wood. List of materials printed on pattern.
  •  Leaning Clock Shelf Woodworking Plan
    This quirky character clock shelf will make a cheerful addition to your childs or grandchilds bedroom or playroom decor. Holds books and knickknacks and helps children keep track of time, too! Built primarily out of 3/4 inch thick pine lumber (or a wood of your choice).
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