Three units shown featured inwood issue 149 june july 2003. Here s a barrister bookcase system that will grow right along with it.
These complete plans from popular woodworking will guide you through each step.
Barrister bookcase woodworking plans. Modern dollhouse bookcase plan. The bookcase isn t built as a single large unit it s modular. You can add to the existing stack or start another bookcase they are easy to build and adding to the stack is something you will enjoy.
Starting with the case subassembly the material liston page 67 provides the items you ll need to create one unit a case a top and a modular barrister s bookcases we ll forgive you if you have a burgeoning home library it s tough to resist the. Among the victims of california s 1989 loma prieta earthquake was a sectional bookcase also known as a lawyer s or barrister s bookcase belonging to a friend of mine. Simple barrister bookshelf plan from popular woodworking.
With only two units your barrister s bookcase does double duty as a sideboard or hall table each unit measures approximately 15 high 36 1 4 wide and 13 1 2 deep. A cap a base and a case with about a 14 opening a slightly shorter 12 version of the case is also included. This classic bookcase lends a prestigious feel to any office and any collection of books or otherwise.
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When you look at this barrister s bookcase it would be easy to miss the fact that it s not built like most bookcases. Wooden book keepsake box plan. Modular barrister s bookcase plan.
If you re up for the challenge this free bookcase plan will get you a beautifully finished barrister bookcase that is both elegant and functional. They are excellent for storing books cds dvds and a lot more so you ll want to make a set of these for your home or office. Your barrister bookcase is ready to use.
Detailed project plans illustrate the construction of the cases and pulley system and a side article by alec waters details the guides that align overhead doors. Not just for law books anymore this barrister s bookcase plan was revamped to provide a dust free environment for the designer s record album collection. Traditionally these stackable bookcases were used in the offices of lawyers and politicians.
Woodcraft magazine s classic project plans these plans are the best of the projects from editors of woodcraft magazine. Each plan features step by step instructions with detail photographs exploded illustrations for various project steps a cut list and cutting diagram and a convenience plus buying guide so you know exactly what. This early example of modular office furniture still makes it case you may stack the modular bookshelf units up to five high.
Free bookcase bookshelves woodworking plans list. The great thing about this barrister bookcase design is that as your collection grows and you know it will so can your bookcases. Use the pdf link at the bottom of the page to get the complete bookcase plan that includes instructions photos and diagrams.
And this particular barrister s bookcase is made up of three different sections.