This DIY furniture plan contains everything that you need to know to build your own rustic solid wood bookshelf!
Step by step instructions include cut list, shopping list, and full diagrams.
Also available in this collection:
- 3 - 1x12 @ 8 feet long
- 4 - 2x2 @ 8 feet long
- 1 - 1/4" Plywood full sheet
- 1 - 1x3 @ 4 feet long
- 3 - 1x2 @ 8 feet long
- 4 - 1x2 @ 11 1/4" (Trim for sides - cut to fit)
- 2 - 1x12 @ 60 3/4" (Sides)
- 4 - 2x2 @ 62 3/4" (Legs)
- 5 - 1x12 @ 22" (Shelves)
- 9 - 1x2 @ 22" (Shelf Trim)
- 3 - 2x2 @ 22" (Shelf Trim)
- 1 - 1/4" Plywood @ 25" x 60 3/4" (Back)
- 1 - 1x2 @ 27" (Top)
- 1 - 1x3 @ 27" (Top)
- 1 - 1x12 @ 27" (Top)
Please read through the entire plan and all comments before beginning this project. It is also advisable to review the Getting Started Section. Take all necessary precautions to build safely and smartly. Work on a clean level surface, free of imperfections or debris. Always use straight boards. Check for square after each step. Always predrill holes before attaching with screws. Use glue with finish nails for a stronger hold. Wipe excess glue off bare wood for stained projects, as dried glue will not take stain. Be safe, have fun, and ask for help if you need it. Good luck!
It is always recommended to apply a test coat on a hidden area or scrap piece to ensure color evenness and adhesion. Use primer or wood conditioner as needed.