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House and Components

A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.

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How to Make a DIY Bookshelf

DIY bookshelf: Build it in a day with your favorite young woodworker.

How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...


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How to Build a Built-in Bookcase

No complex wood joints, no tricky techniques—simply glue, screw and nail the parts together


Bookcase and Shelf Tips

Building beautiful bookcases and shelving units doesn't have to be hard. Here are some of our favorite ways to simplify...


How to Build a Bookcase

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

DIY Murphy Bed and Bookcase

A cozy extra bed when you need it, a handsome showpiece when you don't have a ton of room. We'll...


How to Build a Bookcase with Crates

This simple bookcase is made with four crates and wheels. You can put one together for your bedroom in less...

Window Seat Bookcase: Stylish Shelves

Store-bought cabinets make the project simple to build and easy to adapt to any room.


No Time to Assemble that IKEA Bookcase? You Need TaskRabbit!

IKEA has partnered with TaskRabbit to take the headache out of furniture assembly. Here's how to use it.


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How To Build a Classic Floor-To-Ceiling Bookcase

Ornate styling, but simple to build.


Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build Industrial Bookends

Build these industrial bookends to spice up your bookshelf or desk and learn a cool hardware "aging" tip, too.

How to Build a Bookcase with Crates

This project can be positioned vertically for use as a bookcase look or horizontally for use as a console table....


How to Build a Bookshelf

Build a traditional bookshelf, without the usual time and effort


Bookcase of Secrets

High style, tons of storage — and clever hidden compartments.


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Foolproof Dado and Rabbet Cuts

Our best tips for getting your project done right.


How to Fix a Wobbly Bookcase

Three simple ways to anchor your bookcase and keep it from tipping

Showcase Built-In Bookcase Plans

Turn a bland wall into a showstopper for $300!


Built-in Bookcases

A Mission Oak classic—engineered for easy construction


How to Build Suspended Bookshelves

Steel cable and shaft collars add style and strength