30+ Ikea Built In Bookcase. For my space i chose this billy bookcase and added the cabinet doors to them. By looking at this charismatic and charming library look, you can roughly estimate that it must have cost somewhere in $1000s’.
Since its launch in 1979, the billy has become an ikea staple, having sold over 60 million bookcases. That may not be the case for your space. Then, place an mdf piece across the bottom to create a uniformed looking “plinth”.
First, I Built A Base For My Bookcases.
See for yourself in the tutorial. (2) ikea billy bookcase 31.5 x 79.5. We might be addicts now.
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(we decided to omit the back lip of the shelf. I measured the space in between the walls, in our case it was almost exactly 12 feet, or 144 inches, then i subtracted out the width of the bookcases which are 31″ each, or a total of 124 inches. (4) billy bookcases 31.5″x79″x11″ (4) billy bookcase height extension 32″x14″x11″ (8) oxberg doors.
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Woven cane storage bookcase by lone fox. For my space i chose this billy bookcase and added the cabinet doors to them. This made each bookcase taller and allowed me to use our existing baseboards to wrap around.
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Then, i cut the 2×2’s down to size and attached them with wood screws to the bottom of each bookcase. Since its launch in 1979, the billy has become an ikea staple, having sold over 60 million bookcases. Ikea billy bookcase library hack:
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But first you need some framing wood in place so that you have something to attach the finishing wood to. The billy was the perfect height and depth, but not the right style doors. And finally, i used my saw and router to make 6 pieces of trim to cover the.