|Project by Oakparker||posted 03-17-2016 01:25 PM||323 views||1 time favorited||2 comments|
We needed to add a book rack in our living room to cope with all the books… And also allow our youngest child (2) to see the covers. The book rack was a perfect solution.
Almost all book racks are either really cheaply made or are a traditional style (based on my limited web surfing) so I decided to make one.
This is 4/4 walnut sides. Painted poplar shelves. The upper piece mimics a divider we have in our 1906 foursquare that covers part of the stairwell.
I ended up using pocket holes as I didn’t get have confidence in my ability to add dadoes accurately. I think it was a good solution. I used keyhole hardware to secure to the wall. It also rests on the baseboard. N
In the future I’d probably do more to finish the top. With books it looks fine but without books a little unfinished which means I probably am the only one who’ll ever care.
Comments and questions welcome.