Home Library

A basement takes on a character of its own when it is transformed into part of the living space of a home. And when a wall is transformed into something more than just a wall (like a home library), it takes on not only character, but memories of all the good literature that has been enjoyed and cherished in years gone by.
Getting Started
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An empty wall or closet is like a blank canvas mural. It requires thought, creativity, and a plan in order to take on a personality of its own.
Framework Completed
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This is the "skeletal" structure of a bookshelf that was built in a finished basement to accomodate the homeowner's large book collection. The bookshelf was custom built to accomodate the wall size and complement the decor; the finish is traditional cherry.
“sew room with doors” — clechman
A Blank Wall takes on Character
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A full front view of this handsome cherry finish bookshelf that adorns an otherwise bare (and unutilized) wall in this homeowner's finished basement.
“What not to do with book shelves” — ninashah02
Newly Stocked with "Old Friends"
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A view from the right shows this bookshelf fully stacked with the home owner's treasured "old friends".
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