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12 Bookcase Plans

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Building bookcases from these free bookcase plans is a relatively easy project for most handymen. With a table saw and a few hand power tools you can organize and add depth to any room.

Always read the bookcase plans carefully and make sure that there is enough information provided for you to be able to complete the project - before you invest in materials. Some of the plans are excellent, giving a great deal of instruction in text, pictures and drawings while other plans are only drawings and still others are only sketches.

As well, some of the bookcase plans require a woodworking shop that is outfitted with a good selection of stationary power tools such as a drill press, jointer and thickness planer.

These bookcase plans are for the intermediate to expert woodworker.

Also see our free plans for built-in bookcases.

multi-shelf bookcase plan design 2

From ubuild simple multi-shelf bookcase plans.

large two part bookcase plan

American Woodworker provides detailed plans and instructions on large two part bookcase plans.

arts and crafts small bookcase plan

Detailed instructions and plans on arts and craft small bookcase plans that can be mounted on a wall.

three shelf rustic bookcase plans

Three shelf rustic arts and craft simple bookcase plans.

six shelf bookcase plans

Bunnings in Australia, has produced drawings and detailed instructions for building six shelf bookcase plans

four shelf peg bookcase plans

This four shelf bookcase plan is from the 1900's. It is constructed using pegs and will breakdown into individual pieces making it easy to take apart and erect.

six shelf trapezoid bookcase plan

A six shelf trapezoid bookcase plan made from plywood using pegs on the upper and lower shelf to hold the unit together. An easy project.

upscale four shelf bookcase plans

An upscale four shelf bookcase plan that can also act as a room divider. More effort than some of the simpler designs but the finished bookcase is well worth the effort.

coffin bookcase plan

A bookcase plan that looks like a coffin.

traditional bookcase plan

Traditional bookcase plan.

large bookcase plan

Large bookcase plan.

pine bookcase plan

Pine bookcase plan.

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