How to Build a Bookcase

A veteran woodworker and a beginner team up to build a classic bookcase

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Clamps
  • Miter saw
  • Cordless drill
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Drill bit set
  • Framing square
  • Jigsaw
  • Orbital sander
  • Pocket hole jig
  • Safety glasses
  • Table saw

See Materials List in Additional Information