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Step-Back Bookcase

This stylish bookcase consists of a large center case flanked by two smaller cases. You can build all three or just the main case.

With its "step-back" construction, glass-panel doors, and bold finish, this bookcase begs to be noticed. Despite its elegant look, this bookcase is easy to build. At its essence, it's nothing more than three plywood boxes put together with tongue and dado joints. The fine-furniture feel of the project is provided by solid-wood face frames, hardwood backs, and glass-panel doors.




What You Get:

  • 11 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
  • 59 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
  • Shop-tested tips and techniques
  • Cutting diagrams. Materials list. Retail sources for project supplies

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