Low Cherry Bookcase

Start with a basic box made from a single sheet of plywood, then add a few solid frames to get a great-looking bookcase.

When you think of a plywood bookcase, the first thing that usually comes to mind is something you bring home in a cardboard box and slap together in a couple of hours. Well, this design changes all that. By using proven joinery techniques, one sheet of 3/4" plywood, and some cherry facing, it's a simple job to build this bookcase. Plywood keeps the expense down and a cherry face frame gives the bookcase an elegant and classic look.

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What You Get:

  • Unlimited access to this Video Plan — a full episode of the Woodsmith Shop TV Show!
  • 12 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
  • Over 50 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
  • Cutting diagram. Materials list. Project sources

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