Bookcase under the stairs

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Project by Jerry posted 649 days ago 2198 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bookcase we put in underneath our stairs to take advantage of the space.

It stands out a little instead of flush to the wall because on the right side of the bookcase is a half bath so I had to work around the plumbing that was under the staircase on that side…

-- Jerry, Plano, Tx or

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#1 posted 649 days ago

Great idea. I should probably do that too. Looks well.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#2 posted 649 days ago

Great use of space

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#3 posted 649 days ago

Beautifull bookcase,very effective use of space.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 649 days ago

Very nice use of the wall space. Looks very good, especially the 57 Chevy theme. Thanks for showing.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 649 days ago

thanks to everyone for the nice comments…I love woodworking, what can I say :)

-- Jerry, Plano, Tx or

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#6 posted 649 days ago

Very nice!! Great use of the space, that is what I love about wood working you can make things to fit a specific area.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 649 days ago

Wow. As Workerinwood said its a great use of space/fit specific areas. I’ve seen under stairs storage and drawers. However, these are really cool, look fantastic and really serve a purpose. Nice job.

-- DonB

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#8 posted 649 days ago

Find the pipes after you cut all the sheetrock out? Then adapt the bookcase to work? Always some surprise inside a wall.
Very nice work!

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#9 posted 649 days ago

Great job, thanks for sharing

-- Norman

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#10 posted 649 days ago

a real pro job jerry

looks perfect there

well done

welcome to LJ’s

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#11 posted 648 days ago

Really nice, and gr8 use of space.

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#12 posted 648 days ago

built in bookcases are like instant character for your house. very nice.

-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

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#13 posted 648 days ago

In my parents’ house growing up, we always had the problem of too many books and not enough shelves. Too bad all our staircases were enclosed with walls, or my dad could have built something like this!

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#14 posted 648 days ago

thanks to everyone for the gr8 posts on liking my work…all I can say is THANKS :)

-- Jerry, Plano, Tx or

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