Published at Monday, August 13th, 2018 - 11:42:11 AM. . By Sonja Summers.
The first thing to do is to get some more ideas. Walk around some more and look at the other bookcases, pay attention to how they are built. Do you like one better then another? What kind of decorative molding do they have? Which do you like better? Might be worth a trip to a good furniture store to see what some of the real “upscale” pieces have on them. ( Before you leave the big-box store though, stop by the magazine section, and pick up a woodworking magazine. If you get even halfway lucky, you’ll have more than one to choose from and can find one that talks about bookcases.)
Next, hit the internet and start searching. There are lots of websites out there that have woodworking plans for just about everything. Some are free, some cost money to get access to the plans. Some offer some cool programs that help you view blueprints, and scale them up and down, so you can change the size of your project, and not be stuck with theirs. Some even have a good amount of video tutorials, which will be handy for you as you start to re-learn some of those “dope 7th grade skills”.
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