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Forum topic by dpwalker posted 02-12-2012 03:42 AM 1286 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-12-2012 03:42 AM

I am planning a corner bookcase for the wife. She found a design she likes but I’ve run into a snag in the design stage : ) There are 3 separate cases: 1 corner unit, 2 side units & also 2 end pieces. My question is should the cases be touching the corner unit flat on the sides so that they can be secured together? Or should they have a triangle-like empty space like in the drawing (my apologies for the sorry looking MS Paint picture) ? The blue represents the empty space. OR is there a better way that I am missing? It seems like a waste of space to do it this way but then again, the space wouldn’t really be usable in the case any way would it?? What say ye?

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#1 posted 02-12-2012 04:02 AM

I realize this is a bookcase and not a kitchen cabinet, but what about using this corner cabinet lazy susan hardware:

You could build your own shelves, with appropriate vertical dividers to keep the books upright, and utilize more of the space that would be wasted.

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#2 posted 02-12-2012 04:10 AM

Miter it.

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