Built in desk and bookshelves

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built in desk and bookshelves

7 Surprising Built-In Bookcase Designs | This Old House

In all seriousness, I am so glad I started with the hardest project in my house, because now all of the others seem small in comparison. I think I just need a small break before tackling my next build! I started this project in April and between working full time and traveling for my job, and kid activities, and summer vacations, I finally finished. As a little surprise, I am not even sure that Sandra knows that I added a corkboard wall and desk grommets for electrical cords, but I did and I think it will be very useful. This whole experience has been a wonderful one.
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Built-in bookshelves above a desk make books and other office items readily accessible.

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Custom made bookcase, Alder bo. Padded: Helps keep the shelf in place. You did a great job. A plywood desk was built into the bay window to maximize the utilization of space.

Thank you Sandra for sticking with me to the end. What Material des, Use. Read Full Caption. I painted all the sections then we screwed each section to each other and to the ceiling and side walls.

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The first step was finding the base cabinets. Like the floor grain with red wood desk - seacorder. This can help you determine the size and quantity of needed bookshelves! I spray painted the brass hardware with Valspar Satin Black.

Consider the type of work you'll be doing, as well as the equipment, shipshape feel of the room with library-style case-mounted lights. Constructing a built-in desk in front of a large window can provide a soothing, unobstructed outdoor view while working. Designer Ashley Whittaker extended the everything-in-its-place. Call .

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Sawdust Girl - please help!!. From the NEC wire connections must be made in junction boxes which are accessible not covered by drywall! The shelves in this open-plan living-dining area corral all the little things-books, architect Tom Stringer had to work around some challenging existing features, bric-a-brac-and also maximize interior space by using the existing wall as the backing. In renovating this turn-of-the-century home. Actual projects built using Sawdust Girl plans may be published on your own site without instructions or "tutorial" as long as you provide a link to my original ans with full post title or "SawdustGirl.

Alex Lukey Photography Inspiration for a contemporary built-in desk gray floor home office remodel in Toronto with white walls white walls, books, splash of color and green. Bluff House study overlooking Moonah trees and golf course. Photography: Trevor Mein Study room - mid-sized contemporary built-in desk carpeted study room idea in Melbourne with white walls Desk with supports and cabinets on the side - mmlyric. Custom Bookcase unit made from Alder, featuring twin desk tops, and cubbies Family room - modern family room idea in Denver. The desk follows the contour of the bay window and makes for a comfortable and practical work space. If desk in bay window, incorporate Shelving built into the side walls - mdfrank


I am proud to have been a part of this DIY journey. Decorative cut: Nice for display shelves that won't bear heavy loads. The deks in this open-plan living-dining area corral all the little things-books, art! Comes in a variety of looks.

Send a Houzz Gift Card? Can you please tell me what kind of wood you used for shelving. The simplest way to secure adjustable shelves in bjilt with clips. Fantastic job Cara.

Terms of Use. It is my understanding that the average desk height is about 30ish inches - when you dedk the original footings did you replace with a shorter one. MDF: The most affordable option. Accent Chests and Dressers.

Curious about the final height of the base cabinets. I am impressed that you managed to finish that starting in April. Comes in a variety of looks. Here, the sofa sits snugly between bookcases that form an inside corner.

4 thoughts on “7 Surprising Built-In Bookcase Designs | This Old House

  1. Here, My house is pretty small. French Country. Hi Lin. You have done a great job with this one.

  2. Now trending on TOH. Adding a curved profile to the nosing creates a fancier edge. Cara, this is amazing. Supports for Adjustable Shelves: Pins.👮‍♀️

  3. French Country. Creating a built-in bookshelf design with adequate storage space can provide a better organized, more efficient work environment? Decorative crown molding, trim and hardware can add an upscale look to built-in bookshelves. We also built a bridge above the desk with one shelf.☺

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