This stylish bookrack can be at home in any room of the house. The woodworking challenges make it a great project to build.
A sturdy bookrack with shelves above and below offers convenient storage when placed in a hallway or just about any room. And this bookrack not only helps out with your storage needs, but provides an attractive accent piece to the room as well. But for a woodworker, the greatest thing about this bookrack is building it. The curved front legs that give the piece such a unique profile also feature mortise and tenon joinery on both the faces and edges to hold the rails on the sides and the stretchers. But the most notable feature is the trough-style shelf that holds the books at an angle for easy viewing of the titles. This shelf rests on steel pins at the front edge and a stretcher at the back.
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What You Get:
- 8 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
- More than 30 full-color photos and illustrations
- Shop-tested tips and techniques
- Materials list and cutting diagram
- Retail sources for project supplies
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.