Bookshelf with doors – If you want to make the most of a small room, you can disguise the door with a shelf for books. With shelves installed on the door, you can open it whenever you want and increase storage capacity in an area of the room that otherwise would not be used. Build a utilitarian style rack does not require a large investment in tools and supplies or you can build a shelf in a weekend.
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- Measure the height of the door from the top of the molding of the frame to the bottom of the door and then measures the width of the right side to the left side of the molding. Add 2 inches (5 cm) for each measure. This will give you the dimensions of your bookshelf with doors.
- Cut two pieces of wood 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick by 10 inches (25 cm) wide with a table saw that match up to your bookshelf with doors.
- Divide the height of your bookcase by 12 inches (30 cm) to determine how many shelves you need.
- Place each upright support to the side so you can see the faces of 10 inches (25 cm). Part measured from the bottom of each support 12 inches (30cm) and draws a line along the side of the boards. Measures up an extra inch (2.5 cm) and draw a second line. Repeat this for each shelf. The space involving the lines shows you place to install the bookshelf with doors.