I’m revisiting an old project with new photos and directions, adding what I would do differently if I were to build it today. I’ve learned a lot over the last 10 years! I’m sharing a repurposed door bookshelf from the archives.
Vintage shutters (if in good shape) are very sturdy. If properly attached they can even be strong enough to make a bookcase! I’ll show you just how to do it in this Repurposed Shutters Bookcase Tutorial.
I’ve had this reclaimed armoire door book shelf on my to-do list for almost a year. I finally got around to building it. The two armoire doors were missing a couple of glass panels, so I had to make a decision on what to put in the empty space. Great tips on how to build your own bookcase out of old tall cabinet doors.