Table Top Book Shelf

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It's nice to have all your favorite and most often used reference materials close at hand. One of these tabletop book shelves will get you organized, and they will look so smart on your desk, too. Use it for storing your favorite books, or maybe drawing references or craft and diy books to really inspire your work or play.

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38" Bookcase

38" Bookcase

These stylish and very practical bookshelf is a solid wood construction. Three shelves allow you to store your favorite reading, and at the same universal design fits into any type of interior.

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Industrial wood and pipe end tablerustic

Industrial wood and pipe end tablerustic

Imagine a situation in which tribal techniques of wood harvesting meet with industrial pipes from already closed factories. Then an end table shelf is made of two square wood tops based on metal pipes.

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Evalyn 56" Bookcase

Evalyn 56" Bookcase

Are you a real fan of original, modern and intriguing design? Then, check out this amazing and practical bookcase! It's gonna bring you not only an extraordinary look, but also the highest functionality.

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Table top book shelf

Functional and stylish, this bookshelf is designed for placing it on tabletops, thus also getting a practical and beautiful decoration. Crafted of oak-finished wood, the bookshelf stores everything from small paperbacks to large art books.

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Incredible tabletop bookshelf designed from wood and featuring a compact and practical design. The shelf also features several racks and can hold dozens of books easily. Its natural wood grain also makes it a great tabletop accessory that should bring impeccable class to your home office.

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Entique premium wood table top book shelf

Entique Premium Wood Table Top Book Shelf

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Oak freestanding bookshelf desk table top retro ercol era 50s

... OAK Freestanding BOOKSHELF Desk / Table Top Retro Ercol era 50s 60s

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Unique book shelves

If you are looking for bookshelf inspirations, this unique Mandala one shall appeal to you. With the shape of a flower, this DIY project is surprisingly functional. White finishing makes a timeless creation, that will fit into any kind of space.

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Tabletop bookshelf

Spending long afternoons on the couch, it is nice to have all your favorite magazines and books, surrounded by the aura of burning candles. This will help metal black console table with book shelf.Three storey rack,contains two shelves and a metal basket.

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Tabletop shelf

Sturdy and stylish, this beautiful bookshelf is stabile, portable, and relatively lightweight. It offers a fashionably tilted open shelf for storing books and flat legs, allowing you to plae it on your desk or table.

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Buying Guide

In order to display your favorite books, you can ditch traditional shelves and get creative with some unique and beautiful shelving options. Don't allow your shelves to look sloppy; instead, color-code your home library to solve this problem.

To create a more relaxed look, arrange your color-coded books horizontally and organize books by color and size for a more formal appearance.

Showing off your books on a display cabinet or turning them into a DIY coffee table are other unique ideas for displaying your books.

Create a functional and stylish shelf that sits on your tabletops for a beautiful decorative design. If you want a more industrial look, opt for a pipe shelf or go for repurposed scaffolding.

For a simple yet effective shelf, stacked crates will grow with your book collection.

Optimize space, and go for a rotating shelf or turn the world upside down with an inverted shelf.

The table space taken up by table-top bookshelves really depends on the design of a specific model, from its depth to the number of books that it’s meant to display.

Since they’re mainly known as a space-saving solution, table-top book shelves usually aren’t too cumbersome, but it’s still worth checking a model’s dimensions and measuring your table surface before purchasing one.

Table top bookshelves are most commonly made from wood, with pine, birch, and oak being the three most common woods used. Pine is a lightweight softwood that is affordable to use, so it is a popular choice. Birch is a great choice if you plan on painting your table top bookshelf.

Other woods commonly used to build tabletop bookshelves are maple, mahogany, cherry, teak, and walnut. Maple is great because it can be easily stained in various shades. Cherry, teak, and walnut are extremely durable and sturdy, so your tabletop bookshelf will last for a long time.

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Very original and unique book shelves. These wall-mounted elements are simple and practical. Their L-shaped design includes a supportive base and side wall. Neutral white color looks good on different walls.

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My favorite deal for that price! The classroom keepers book shelf, looks like from the shop. The solid construction can keeps very heavy books.

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"He is a Batman, known for the need to hunt for evil." Just as bats hunt to survive "- and a unique black&yellow bookshelf in the shape of a Batman comic book symbol - is needed for the child's brain to grow. Hunting for books - started!

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