Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill

A group "constructed" to gather the best in methods, materials, diagrams, plans, and designs for the literary lover in storing this precious commodity. DIY, y'all.

Also a place to share recommendations on the best places and types of book storage units to purchase; whether from IKEA, Target (tar-ghey), furniture outlet, or garage sale.

We all share the intent in expanding our limited living-space; unfortunately, this can end up bring with the somewhat questionable limits of horizontal plane cork-like board w/glossy texture that inevitably dips into a bendy anomaly that may, or may not, support the strength of said books which, well, weigh *a lot*.

Sometime the solidity of our books rivals that of any shelf they're stacked upon!

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Shelf-promotion: the art of furnishing rooms with books you haven’t read22 ungelesen / 22Keeline, Mai 26
Earthquake!21 ungelesen / 21maggie1944, April 25
Too many bookshelves16 ungelesen / 16humouress, Januar 27
How to move books down stairs21 ungelesen / 21humouress, Januar 27
bookshelf porn31 ungelesen / 31mstrust, Dezember 2021
Lucy Mangan3 ungelesen / 3alaudacorax, November 2021
Fixed vs Moveable shelving10 ungelesen / 102wonderY, Oktober 2021
New member to this forum - here's my DIY shelving17 ungelesen / 17DVanderlinde, Mai 2021
New shelves -- questions10 ungelesen / 10RickFlair, April 2021
Shutesbury Library Video: 900 sq ft library (raising money to get new building)--sweet fundraising a5 ungelesen / 5Charles_Rayburn, Juli 2020
Ikea: Everyone has a few books. Some have a few hundred....88 ungelesen / 88nate48281, März 2020
Shelfie of the latest addition to our bookshelves.6 ungelesen / 62wonderY, Juli 2019
How do you organize?47 ungelesen / 47Cardinal24, Dezember 2018
Basement Library Design Help Needed9 ungelesen / 9staffordcastle, August 2018
Storage boxes12 ungelesen / 12staffordcastle, Juni 2017
Mass-market paperbacks in Ikea Billy bookcases?8 ungelesen / 8skittles, Mai 2017
Moving with a large library?83 ungelesen / 83brucer42, April 2017
Bookshelf/seating combo.10 ungelesen / 10somermoore, Februar 2017
Cedar bookshelves15 ungelesen / 15readaholic12, Januar 2017
Watch a Bookcase Build Itself3 ungelesen / 3mstrust, Mai 2016
my rainbow shelves11 ungelesen / 11omargosh, Mai 2016
So you think your bookcase is overcrowded18 ungelesen / 18JerryMmm, April 2016
Hymnal Stand6 ungelesen / 6mstrust, April 2016
Gilles Lundgren dies1 ungelesen / 1abbottthomas, März 2016
article on the never ending dilemma of how to organize your shelves48 ungelesen / 48Ennas, Oktober 2015
Home Library project14 ungelesen / 14JaneAustenNut, Oktober 2015
Drooling4 ungelesen / 4MarthaJeanne, August 2015
A variety of DIY bookcases and bookshelves23 ungelesen / 23alaudacorax, August 2015
Wanted: bookcases with thick shelves31 ungelesen / 31DVanderlinde, Juli 2014
Shelving very small books22 ungelesen / 22ligature, Juni 2014
Home libraries as an art form20 ungelesen / 20timepiece, Februar 2014
UK Bespoke bookcases/cabinet maker14 ungelesen / 14yolana, Februar 2014
Full wall bookcase only for paperbacks12 ungelesen / 12resnovae, Januar 2014
World Market Bookcase7 ungelesen / 7BredPit, Dezember 2013
I built 'em, I filled 'em, now5 ungelesen / 5resnovae, Dezember 2013
oh yes17 ungelesen / 17varielle, November 2013
biblio tchotchkes, gewgaws, knickknacks, baubles, lagniappes, trinkets, kitsch41 ungelesen / 41rgurskey, November 2013
A new bookcase from Office Depot4 ungelesen / 4nandadevi, Juli 2013
Any ideas on "infinitely" adjustable bookshelves.18 ungelesen / 18Carnophile, April 2013
Compiliation of links to LTer's library photos15 ungelesen / 15milotooberry, April 2013
Photos of Happily-Filled Bookcases305 ungelesen / 305Helcura, April 2013
Bookcases with secret compartments14 ungelesen / 14Keeline, März 2013
Bookends! (even numbers, please)143 ungelesen / 143Fred_R, März 2013
Lifehacker: Show Us Your BookShelf article2 ungelesen / 22wonderY, März 2013
Displaying illustrated books13 ungelesen / 13bernsad, Februar 2013
mmignano11 joins!-20133 ungelesen / 3mmignano11, Februar 2013
We are all mere amateurs17 ungelesen / 17Helcura, Januar 2013
Bookmarks! Best, Practical, Unusual, Weird, (Usually) Poorly-designed, etc…84 ungelesen / 84sambadoll, Januar 2013
Long Term Book Storage11 ungelesen / 11EclecticIndulgence, Januar 2013
Bathtub Measurement on LT: What a Bathtub full of books might look like in real life10 ungelesen / 10EclecticIndulgence, Januar 2013
Judging books by their cover: Decorator Books40 ungelesen / 40nathanielcampbell, Januar 2013
Ladder repurposed as bookshelf3 ungelesen / 3Osbaldistone, Januar 2013
Christmas arrivals need their own space!10 ungelesen / 10bestem, Januar 2013
super coo shelves12 ungelesen / 12Osbaldistone, November 2012
Bookcase doors12 ungelesen / 12Nicole_VanK, November 2012
What about corners?33 ungelesen / 33fuzzi, Oktober 2012
Cece's shelves on "New Girl".6 ungelesen / 6nathanielcampbell, Oktober 2012
How long are your shelves? Totals26 ungelesen / 26Osbaldistone, Oktober 2012
Photos of Happily-filled bookcases: The next wall90 ungelesen / 90Helcura, Juli 2012
Book Buying Embargo31 ungelesen / 31Bowerbirds-Library, Juni 2012
Sauder bookcases?6 ungelesen / 6yolana, Juni 2012
mahogany library sign4 ungelesen / 4GaryCandelaria, Mai 2012
8 of the most beautiful bookstores in the world8 ungelesen / 8Keeline, Mai 2012
world's most beautiful bookstores12 ungelesen / 12omargosh, März 2012
Madera Stacking Cabinet - Cost Plus World Market5 ungelesen / 5resnovae, März 2012
Looking for creative ideas for storing & accessing my books.41 ungelesen / 41resnovae, März 2012
Video of Bookcases of moving books: The Joy of Books11 ungelesen / 11johnsimpson, Februar 2012
Vatican Library12 ungelesen / 12GaryCandelaria, Februar 2012
Book- or Library-themed Bed & Breakfasts?7 ungelesen / 7justjim, Dezember 2011
flavorwire's look at the libararies of authors16 ungelesen / 16Osbaldistone, Dezember 2011
Building a library for the next generation13 ungelesen / 13muumi, Dezember 2011
New Billy Bookshelf?8 ungelesen / 8yann2, November 2011
Article on Bookshelves and What They Reveal About Us: The Subconcious Shelf15 ungelesen / 15macsbrains, November 2011
Lost photo of some bookshelves6 ungelesen / 6Bowerbirds-Library, November 2011
Bookshelf comic!3 ungelesen / 3scintillathepun, November 2011
Nieman Marcus: Custom Library in 2011 Fantasy Christmas Catalog8 ungelesen / 8rgurskey, Oktober 2011
Is anyone buying Borders fixtures?8 ungelesen / 82wonderY, September 2011
Plenty of space...26 ungelesen / 26bookstothesky, September 2011
Wooden You?7 ungelesen / 7alaudacorax, Juli 2011
What is on your Golden Shelf?16 ungelesen / 16amarie, Juli 2011
New Flickr Group: Personal Library3 ungelesen / 3pokarekareana, Juni 2011
If your bookcases are just too full....24 ungelesen / 24amarie, Mai 2011
Twenty Insanely Creative Bookshelves14 ungelesen / 14pokarekareana, Mai 2011
help me find a shallower bookcase11 ungelesen / 11skittles, Februar 2011
I see Lord Byron looked after his books.8 ungelesen / 8Steven_VI, Januar 2011
Billy bookcases - what was Ikea thinking4 ungelesen / 4Bowerbirds-Library, Januar 2011
It's time for some bookcases30 ungelesen / 30AnnieMod, Januar 2011
How much weight will wall shelves hold?4 ungelesen / 4bumblesby, Dezember 2010
Bookshelf Alternatives11 ungelesen / 11GirlMisanthrope, November 2010
Bookcase Decision13 ungelesen / 13abbottthomas, November 2010
Microfiche4 ungelesen / 4amarie, November 2010
10/10 for hip design, 0/10 for usefulness3 ungelesen / 3staffordcastle, November 2010
I want one of these!6 ungelesen / 62wonderY, Oktober 2010
Let us bow our heads in respect!11 ungelesen / 11tophats, September 2010
Paranoid question about bookshelves5 ungelesen / 5indigosky, September 2010
Building Bookcases (for Dummies)23 ungelesen / 23Barton, Juli 2010
library ladders15 ungelesen / 151dragones, Mai 2010
storing magazines9 ungelesen / 9PossMan, Mai 2010
Billy Bookcase for college dorm - can't mount!15 ungelesen / 15jessicariddoch, April 2010
My Dictionary Bookstand44 ungelesen / 44shikari, April 2010
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