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Katie K. Franklin: "Built-in" Billy Bookshelves
There is a longish wall in our living room I was having trouble deciding what to do with. There are tons of examples on Pinterest of folks buying bookshelves from Ikea and "building them in," and we thought we would give it a try. When I say we, I mean Derek (my favorite Carpenter; if you live locally contact me if you want to get in touch with him) and myself. I am so crazy about these...
IKEA BILLY Bookcase Assembly Instructions

Watch this IKEA assembly video and learn how to build the BILLY Bookcase with Glass-Doors. With detailed instructions this video can help guide you through t...

Mishy Mishy says:
If you get those 'Billy' bookshelves from IKEA, is it possible to do the customizing (hinges for wooden/glass?
For example, is it possible to do the customizing (hinges for wooden/glass doors, etc) AFTER you've already got them up in the room? I have time and help this week to get things a little organized so I want to get the bookshelves up but haven't...
wannabe says:
Actually, you have to have the "Billy" bookshelves assembled and up before you add the doors. You cannot have anything on the shelves when you assemble them, You also have to anchor the bookshelf...

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