Fireside Built-In Bookcases

Put some finishing touches on your "Fireside Retreat" with these built-in bookcases and solid oak trim.

We installed a built-in bookcase on each side of this fireplace. Although the bookcases are easy to build, they do present a bit of a problem when it comes to fitting them into openings where the walls aren’t square or plumb (which usually seems to be the case). Don't worry we have the tips and tricks to get the job done. The result is a built-in piece of furniture that looks like it has been there since the house was built. Having said that though, you don’t have to build this bookcase into your house. It also makes an attractive freestanding unit as well.



What You Get:

  • 8 pages of step-by-step instructions
  • 34 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
  • Shop-test techniques ensure your success
  • Materials list
  • Retail sources for project supplies

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