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Project by Yonak posted 08-24-2015 03:26 AM 2122 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This floor-to-ceiling bookcase was made of cherry plywood and cherry hardwood. It’s made of individual boxes, each with sides, top and bottom, and stacked so the weight bears on all the units beneath it.

In the second photo, where there are no books, it can be seen that different cubes have different heights and depths to accommodate different sized books. At the bottom there is a row for vinyl record albums which is hidden by the bed.





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Matt

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#1 posted 08-24-2015 04:03 AM

Simply, wow.

Looks like a lot of planning and work went into that. How long did it take?

I like how you sized all the shelves to custom-fit all your books. There is very little space not taken up by books or items. Quite an impressive collection, too.

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Mark Wilson

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#2 posted 08-24-2015 04:15 AM

Extraordinary, Yonak. Good work. A new addition to my growing Favorites List.

-- Mark

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 08-24-2015 02:04 PM

Great bookcase (and a nice book collection as well)!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 08-24-2015 03:03 PM

Well done

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 08-24-2015 03:21 PM

These are great bookcases. I like the design.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Northwest29

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#6 posted 08-24-2015 05:17 PM

Excellent work! I too like your design.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Yonak

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#7 posted 08-24-2015 08:19 PM

Thanks, everyone, for your kind comments.

Matt, it took about four months working evenings and weekends, A few small projects may have snuck in there during that time, too. The bedroom was in disarray for the last month.

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 08-25-2015 12:00 AM

That is a spectacular bookcase! And the lighting accents it perfectly.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Ocelot

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#9 posted 08-26-2015 11:08 PM

Very nice!

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