Built In Bookshelf Diy
This video and guide will teach you how to build the bookshelf as well as customize the backing to match its room s style.
Built in bookshelf diy. We chose birch boards and plywood along with maple moldings and then used a gel stain to give the project a cherry wood appearance four our built in bookcases. Eileen kept telling me that she had the perfect spot for a built in shelf so i pulled out a post it note and sketched out a basic design with measurements. I measured the space in between the walls in our case it was almost exactly 12 feet or 144 inches then i subtracted out the width of the bookcases which are 31 each or a total of 124 inches. Rustic wood bookshelf plan.
Determine the measurements for the shelves and mark them on the plywood with a straightedge. Set the saw to make. To make a built in bookcase and cabinet can be a great addition to any space. How to build a built in bookshelf step 1.
14 free diy bookshelf plans. First i planned out all the cuts i needed for the diy bookshelf and put together shopping list for home depot. That s exactly what we ve been doing with our diy built ins. This standard six shelf bookshelf is a great project for diyers ready to tackle larger projects.
Diy built ins part 2 building the bookshelves when it comes to most big tasks in life it s always best to break those tasks down into smaller more manageable pieces. This built in bookcases project is made from hardwood plywood 2x6s hardwood boards and standard moldings available at home centers and lumberyards. How to build built in bookcases from ikea billy bookshelves to figure out how to best use the space the picture below shows how we did the math. Planning the diy bookshelf.
60 7 foot tall bookshelves. Use a radial arm saw or a circular saw to cut rabbet joints into the ends of the top shelf.