All reviews for Bookcase with Toy Storage


  • November 27, 2018

    This was a very easy plan to follow, although as mentioned in other reviews the shelves are 1/4” to narrow. In the plans they call for 9 1/2” wide they should be 9 3/4” wide. They need to be as wide as the middle divider. The middle divider is 10 1/2” wide at the top, but the 3/4” back reduces that width to 9 3/4” requiring the shelve to be 9 3/4”. I hope that was clear. Otherwise, it was a quick and easy build. I like the fact that it didn’t have a lid to pinch little fingers and that it had the book shelve. I added felt pads to the bottom to help avoid scratching wooden floors.

    - Rick Carlson

  • September 23, 2018

    This is just what my wife and I was looking for. A nice book case with toy storage. Plans were good but when it came to install the shelves, they were 1/4" to small. With a 9 1/2" shelf and a 10 1/2" middle you have a 1" diff. Then minus the 3/4" for your back leaves a 1/4" gap. Recut shelves at 9 3/4" and worked great.

    - Jeff Moore

  • March 11, 2018

    This was my first piece of furniture I have built. It's fairly simple and looks great.

    - Kenneth Black Jr.

  • January 25, 2018

    This project was exactly what I was looking for. Very detailed with straight forward and not overly complicated steps. I used a slightly thinner, sanded plywood vs the recommended 3/4" from the materials list. With minor measurement adjustments and shorter screws, it came out perfect.

    - Aaron Jackson

  • June 10, 2017

    My wife wanted a toy chest for our granddaughter but didn't want a lid that could pinch fingers. She found this one and with some modifications it fit our needs perfectly. Plans were good and easy to follow.

    - Nick Aguinaga

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