Slide 1: DIY Bookshelf Refurbish


It's sometimes difficult to say goodbye to a beloved piece of furniture—no matter how weathered—so skip the fond farewell by refurbishing an old but cherished bookcase. Whether it needs stripping and sanding, a layer of lacquer, or a fresh coat of paint, a worn bookcase can be made as good as new with a little effort.

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Shelf Life: 10 Bookcases You Can Make Yourself

Voracious readers love surrounding themselves with books—but as every bookworm knows, displaying those treasured tomes requires ample storage space, and it can be difficult to shelve them all. Luckily, you don’t need to build an entire library to store and display your favorite reading material. There are plenty of DIY bookcases and shelving ideas to fit even a limited space. Using a little ingenuity and elbow grease, anyone can DIY a bookcase to proudly display a book collection, whether large or small.

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