Once the bookshelves were assembled, they were ready to attach to the wall permanently like a custom bookcase! I measured the side of the bookcase (11.5 deep) and the width (30.75 wide). Then I measured & marked those measurements on the wall.
Classic details like built-in bookcases can add an abundance of character to home, making a boring boxy house look like a 19th-century charmer. Carpenter's fees to create built-in bookshelves can really break the bank. Luckily, there are other options for creating built-in bookcases.
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Sure, you can pick up some knock-together set of shelves, but built-ins provide so much more than just a place to stash your stuff. Made to rise ceiling high, create an alcove for furniture, or wrap an existing nook, they can add style, charm, and architecture to an interior, all while offering custom storage and display space.
The wardrobe shelves flanking the bed at Young House Love add character and interest to the formerly flat wall behind the bed in this bedroom, along with extra closet space. The inexpensive shelves fake the look of real built-ins with the addition of molding and pretty fabric fronts.
This one features a wooden deck design with built-in benches for seating and storage. The original source of this deck is found at Zillow Digs TM. The benefits of adding built-in benches with a back to any deck are clear. You gain a great deal of seating plus storage both of which are valuable for any deck design.
Here's a great "Before" look at just how simple it is to construct custom-looking built-ins around a window. Just bookcases and a box in the middle! Here's a look at the "After" photo.
Taking Billy bookcases from and creating a built-in bookcase look, using moldings and trims. I’ve seen so many great examples and I’m about to undertake this project at my house, in the den.
This built in bookcases project is made from hardwood plywood, 2x6s, hardwood boards and standard moldings available at home centers and lumberyards. We chose birch boards and plywood along with maple moldings and then used a gel stain to give the project a cherry wood appearance four our built in bookcases.
Average cost to install a built-in seating is about $840-$1680 (basic small custom built-in window seating). Find here detailed information about built-in seating costs. ... Adding cabinets or storage space underneath the seating can add an additional 20% to 40% to the cost of custom seating construction. Additional considerations and costs.
How to make IKEA BILLY BOOKCASE built-ins…that’s what I am going to share with you all today.. Phew! This project required a little more time and planning than what I thought it would take. Plus I needed some extra glasses of mimosas as well along the way from start to finish.
Here is a brief tutorial for how I built the window seat and storage. For full details and pictures, please visit my blog at the link at the bottom of this post. First, if you have carpet and/or baseboards, you’ll want to remove those in the area where the window seat will be built.
A built-in bench takes advantage of a bright corner in this home and provides ample seating for family dinners and gatherings with friends. Deep drawers below the seat offer storage space for table linens and formal serving pieces.
Crafted of wood & wood veneers, our Tuscan Bookcase offers the look of a custom built-in at a fraction of the cost. Reeded detail and heavy crown molding add to the rich antique feel. Center Bookcase features one fixed shelf, three adjustable shelves and adjustable levelers. Each Side Bookcase features four adjustable shelves and adjustable levelers.
A built-in banquette is a great space-saving option for adding extra storage and seating.
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Ahead, we look to the design creatives who took on the challenge of instilling their own personal touches to their Billy bookshelf, transforming the iconic staple into a statement-worthy element in its own right. Take a look.