Billy Bookcase Built In Diy
How to build built in bookcases from ikea billy bookshelves. Create a custom built in bookcase from standard ikea billy bookcases with this easy step by step tutorial.
Now that the base is complete and in place flip the billy bookcases upside down and position them on top of the base matching up the verticals.
Billy bookcase built in diy. She gave some more details about the project and i knew i was sold. 2 billy bookcases 69 each with extension 20 each 2 x 1 x 12 x 10 whitewood board for side board 2 x 1 x 12 x 6 whitewood board for top. Our living room is a very awkward shapelayout.
Enter my friend kate. This is a bit more involved than just slapping paint on a piece of primed wood. How to make billy bookcase built ins.
When that bedroom is in an equally small basement that needs to function for a lot of things it requires some creativity and mad diy skillz. Built in billy bookcases are certainly not a new concept but i never felt like the directions were close enough to what i needed. Small plywood panel for the floating desk mdf panels for the top of the bookcase 2x4s for the braces 1x3s for the floating desk 2 ikea billy bookcases.
How to make a diy wall to wall bookcase an ikea billy bookcase built in a small basement bedroom is tricky. While i loved the 15 depth of ikeas newer bookcase i knew i wanted them to go all the way to the ceiling. Its been a few weeks since we completed these bookcases in our living room and im finally sitting down to put together the tutorial.
41 on one side of the fireplace and slightly more 43 on the other side. To figure out how to best use the space the picture below shows how we did the math. The tutorial elaborates on how using ikea shelves you can craft this ultimate beauty.
Dont spend a fortune on built ins to organize your home library. Built in ikea billy bookcase hack. Prime and paint the bookshelves.
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.