Bookcases

Bookcases you can buy or DIY for every room and aesthetic theme in your house.

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10 Best Ikea Billy Bookcase Alternatives to Organize Your Space

Can't find Ikea's famed Billy bookcase? Don't fret! There are some quality Billy bookcase alternatives worthy of a spot in your home.


How To Build Cubby Storage Shelves

These simple storage cubbies can be customized to fit nearly any room of the house.


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Make Your Own Built-In Bookshelves with This Easy IKEA Hack

Now you don't have to be a pro carpenter to get gorgeous shelves!


How to Make a Bookcase

Learn how to make a bookcase with this Craftsman-style bookcase project. Simply an excellent way to showcase your DIY skills.

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How to Build a DIY Wood Ladder Shelf

If you're in need of a bookcase or a space to display your growing number of plants, this ladder shelf...


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Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces

Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take...

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10 Cool Bookcases for Kids’ Bedrooms

Keeping books accessible and organized is key to encouraging your young reader! Check out our favorite kids' bookcases for inspiration.


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33 Bookcase Projects and Building Tips

A bookcase or shelf is an extremely useful home storage system. In this collection, you'll discover 33 project plans and...


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7 Bookshelves for Small Spaces

Before you ditch your book collection, check out our favorite problem-solving bookshelf ideas for small spaces.


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10 Pieces of Furniture with Hidden Compartments

If you're looking to keep clutter at bay, you're in good company. Here are 10 pieces of furniture with hidden...

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A How To Guide for Tiling Mosaic Floor

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 Craftsman-Style Bookcase

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


How To Build a DIY Murphy Bed and Bookcase

A cozy extra bed when you need it, a handsome showpiece when you don't. We'll show you how build a...

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How To Build a Classic Floor-To-Ceiling Bookcase

Ornate styling, but simple to build.


Build a Faux Stone Interior Accent Wall

Create a gorgeous stone veneer interior accent wall. We'll show you how, step by step.


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Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build Floating Bookshelves

This 1-hour floating bookshelf project offers a perfect opportunity to learn how to cut plugs for hiding screws, and it'll...


How to Build a Bookshelf

Build a traditional bookshelf, without the usual time and effort


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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!