Office Bookcase

  • A bookcase I found online that I'd like to model
  • The wall with the window is where the bookcase will go (photo taken when the former residents liv...
  • The loft overlooking the living room/dining room.  The angled ceiling will be perfect for refleci...
  • Another design idea
  • Some Construction Notes
  • A quick/crooked mockup I made of the shelves I'd like to build
  • Another quick/crooked mockup with dwarf cabinets for more book space.
  • All trimmed out 2 comments
  • The Before Picture
  • Putting in the dimmable switch for the accent lighting
  • The power for the accent lights
  • The first set of cabinets 1 comment
  • My garage transformed into a wood shop
  • Lights off - dimmed accent lighting
  • Our first day's work
  • Moving the left power outlet
  • The "shop" after day 2
  • Book Shelves after day 2
  • Bookcase after day 3 4 comments
  • Clamps
  • Clamps
  • I finally started staining.  The one on the left is the original oak shelf.  The one on the right... 1 comment
  • Getting ready to spray the lacquer
  • Getting ready to spray the lacquer
  • Rico, the man behind my lacquer
  • The speaker terminals I installed in the shelf
  • The (mostly) finished bookshelf 3 comments
  • The (mostly) finished bookshelf (lights off)
  • Finally added 4 shelves to the cubbies.  So much nicer. 2 comments
  • This has been a good book case

Here are some photos related to the bookcase I'm building in my loft.

Photos taken from January, 2006 to April, 2016 in Ankeny, Iowa

Album added 15 years ago (Jan 31, 2006).