LumberJocks

An Unconventional Bookshelf

  • Advertise with us
Project by Deela40 posted 01-24-2016 08:54 PM 1744 views 8 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We had been keeping my daughters books in a basket next to the rocking chair, but it was hard to find a particular book upon request, so my wife had me make a set of shelves to function as a bookshelf. They are made out of maple, but reluctantly painted white at the request of my wife.

-- www.heritageclothespins.com





13 comments so far

View Skylark53's profile

Skylark53

2678 posts in 3233 days


#1 posted 01-24-2016 09:06 PM

Good idea and nicely done. Good selection of books too.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

View redryder's profile

redryder

2393 posts in 3274 days


#2 posted 01-24-2016 09:34 PM

These look very functional while taking up less room than most book shelves. Kids can collect too many books that have been read and never looked at again. This is a good way to “thin the heard”.

Sometimes white is the way to go, like in a kids room and when mom wants it….......................

-- mike...............

View Deela40's profile

Deela40

105 posts in 3261 days


#3 posted 01-24-2016 09:54 PM



Sometimes white is the way to go, like in a kids room and when mom wants it….......................

- redryder

I agree about it being the way to go when mom wants it, but I just hate to cover up natural wood.

-- www.heritageclothespins.com

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

117272 posts in 3750 days


#4 posted 01-24-2016 11:58 PM

super idea,nice work.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

View Deela40's profile

Deela40

105 posts in 3261 days


#5 posted 01-25-2016 12:45 AM



super idea,nice work.

- a1Jim

Thank you.

-- www.heritageclothespins.com

View Deela40's profile

Deela40

105 posts in 3261 days


#6 posted 01-25-2016 12:46 AM



Good idea and nicely done. Good selection of books too.

- Skylark53

Thank you. She loves to read.

-- www.heritageclothespins.com

View Tom Regnier's profile

Tom Regnier

257 posts in 2720 days


#7 posted 01-25-2016 03:08 AM

Great space saver.

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

32087 posts in 3039 days


#8 posted 01-25-2016 04:12 PM

It’s a nice practical project. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

View clieb91's profile

clieb91

3521 posts in 4108 days


#9 posted 01-25-2016 06:30 PM

Good solution. May help to limit the size of the collection as well. My daughter’s bookshelf is overflowing and just becomes a problem.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

View Scott's profile

Scott

116 posts in 1528 days


#10 posted 01-25-2016 07:23 PM

Nice job! My wife made me build the same type of thing last week. She wanted the ones for my daughters room to wrap around a corner wall though. I posted the project last week. I’m sure those shelves will get a lot of use!

View Deela40's profile

Deela40

105 posts in 3261 days


#11 posted 01-25-2016 07:54 PM



Nice job! My wife made me build the same type of thing last week. She wanted the ones for my daughters room to wrap around a corner wall though. I posted the project last week. I m sure those shelves will get a lot of use!

- Scott

Scott, I checked out your shelves and the wrap around design is really nice. Good work.

-- www.heritageclothespins.com

View JoeinGa's profile

JoeinGa

7739 posts in 2180 days


#12 posted 01-25-2016 10:08 PM

Looks good.

It also looks like they are already near full. You shoulda made ‘em longer (corner to curtains) to hold future additions ! :-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

View Deela40's profile

Deela40

105 posts in 3261 days


#13 posted 01-26-2016 01:48 AM



Looks good.

It also looks like they are already near full. You shoulda made em longer (corner to curtains) to hold future additions ! :-)

- JoeinGa

She’s a lucky girl and has quite a few more than what’s on the shelf. We rotate them out every month or so.

-- www.heritageclothespins.com

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com