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Library wall

At one end of a large living room in this 19th century renovated carriage house, a bookshelf wall helps define and organize a cozy office space.
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September 11, 2014
trumancharles10 wrote:
What kind of wood and stain was used to build the bookshelves?
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I believe the shelves are maple. Don't know the stain, it was selected by the homeowner and contractor.
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August 19, 2013
angiejosette wrote:
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Don't have that info but I think they're closer to 12".
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Paula Kester-Barfield
I am addicted to books. I really need these shelves!
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July 15, 2013
kashmir4611 wrote:
Black and white chevron bath mat - Where can I find one?
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January 31, 2013
helenekay11 wrote:
where can I buy the rolling library ladder and hardware in black steel - Want black library ladder with black hardware
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lnicholson218
Rockler.com carries ladder hardware!
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Julie Rosenheim
Thank you!
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January 9, 2013
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gigtime
Restoration Hardware has several chairs like this.
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January 3, 2013
janexxx wrote:
Where can I find a floor lamp like that?
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gigtime
I've got the same question. Can anyone suggest a resource or even name the style?
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September 17, 2012
booklover120 wrote:
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As far as the ladder is concerned, we've used rolling ladders from Alaco Ladders: http://www.alacoladder.com/library-ladders.php
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You can get Rolling Library Ladders from Custom Service Hardware, inc. Easy to order at the following link: http://www.cshardware.com/rolling-library-ladder/rolling-ladder-hardware.asp. This is an American made product, manufactured in Wisconsin. We have everything in stock and ship product the same day the order is placed. Also, please feel free to call us at (800) 882-0009.
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May 27, 2012
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Joseph Bartek
I love that chair, too.
I found one similar at this link http://www.lovedecades.com/product/111/blythe-english-sofa
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Joseph Bartek
The "Blythe" model is wonderful. ( and made in the USA).
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June 23, 2013
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2. Is it your weakness? We all have our loves and obsessions. For me, it is books. I can't walk past a bookstore without going in, and I can't seem to leave one without buying something. But simply being aware of what your weakness is will help strengthen your resolve when you need to. For example, over time I've come to realize that nonfiction books are the ones I most like to keep permanently, so I try to check out current fiction from the library instead.
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A home library? Is your book collection in teetering piles against the wall? Is your idea of a good time a few hours of quiet solitude with a good book? Floor-to-ceiliing built-ins, a sliding ladder and a good reading chair would do nicely.
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A cozy library vibe includes warm wood floor-to-ceiling shelves stuffed with books and a comfortable leather chair for reading.

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