Fits in corners, expands to a wider or narrower width, and stores all in modern style. This clever bookcase is both functional and stylish.
Special thanks to Abby for sharing her photo.
For 1 Side Bookcase, you will need
Cut List for 1 Side Bookcase for the Puzzle Bookcase
Because you may choose to just build one of the side bookcases, the plans are for just one of the bookcase and one of the cubbies. Double as you see fit.
If you are painting the bookcase, you can use MDF cut into 11 1/2″ strips, 8 feet long. You can also use A1 Plywood if you would like the look of Maple, Birch or other hardwoods. If you use A1 plywood, you will need to cut the plywood into 11 1/2″ strips, 8 feet long. The strips will then replace the 1x12s. Also, if you use plywood, you will need to finish edges with edge banding. On second thought, many furniture companies are embracing exposed plywood edges – you may like this look on your modern project.
Make straight square cuts. Work with straight boards. Mark out your fastening points before building. Predrill and coutnersink any screw holes. Check for square after each step. Work on a clean level surface. If you are using MDF, use drywall screws, predrilled the entire length of the screw’s shaft, or finish nails. When using MDF avoid fastening within 1″ of the edges. Always use glue and 2″ fasteners unless otherwise directed.