Add a Rustic Element To Any Home With This DIY Sliding Door Bookshelf

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  • Yet another plus to this bookshelf is that it doesn't use a welder. So, you won't need to buy one nor learn how to use one if you're not familiar with it. Instead, it just takes a few tools and some good, old-fashioned elbow grease! Take a look:

    You can purchase a full plan HERE!

    • Table Saw
    • Tape Measure
    • Impact Driver
    • Drill
    • Mitre Saw
    • Jointer
    • Graco Finish Pro HVLP
    • Endurovar Finish
    • 23g Pin Nailer
    • Japanese Cut Off Saw
    • Angle Grinder

    Step 1: Breakdown Material/ Mill Stock

    Breakdown Material/ Mill Stock

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    Pull all of the nails if you're using reclaimed lumber.

    Step 2: Glue Up Parts

    Glue Up Parts

    Once all of your rough cuts are square, glue up your panels. Start with the top, bottom, and two sides along with the back support.

    Step 3: Joinery

    Mark and layout all of your joinery for the carcass assembly. Cut using the technique of your choice.

    Step 4: Back Panels

    Back Panels

    Step 5: Door & Shelf Assembly

    Door & Shelf Assembly

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    Rough cut door and shelf materials from the cut list. Assemble using glue and clamps for the shelves. Brad nails for the doors.

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    Have you made this sliding door bookshelf? Let us know how it turned out in the comments below!

    Article & Photo Source: Instructables

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