Built-in bookcase

  • Advertise with us
Project by bradyvan posted 05-20-2009 07:14 PM 9999 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first built-in bookcase went rather well. The side window proved to be a bit of a problem to work around, so I chose to install an architectural reveal to allow as much light to enter the space as possible.

-- -Brady

6 comments so far

View mtnwild's profile


3474 posts in 3978 days

#1 posted 05-20-2009 07:39 PM

That’s a good use of space for the book lover. Great job!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

View WoodNoob's profile


20 posts in 3751 days

#2 posted 05-20-2009 08:10 PM

The bookcase looks great! If I can ever get my shop producing I plan on building a built-in bookcase in my home office. What type of material did you use?

-- Steve ~ Measure once, cut twice... or is it the other way around?

View Beginningwoodworker's profile


13345 posts in 4124 days

#3 posted 05-21-2009 03:05 AM

Nice Built-in bookcase.

View a1Jim's profile


117689 posts in 4028 days

#4 posted 05-21-2009 03:25 AM

Hey Brady
That’s one nice unit looks great

View Splinterman's profile


23074 posts in 3812 days

#5 posted 05-21-2009 05:15 PM

Nice use of the space.

View Derrek LeRouax's profile

Derrek LeRouax

129 posts in 3745 days

#6 posted 05-21-2009 05:59 PM

woodNoob -

I just completed a bookcase and I used MDF with Poplar trim. You can see under the Projects section here on LJ. Went pretty easy, other than the crown mold.

-- Derrek L.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics