How To Add Wood To the Back of a Bookcase
Looking for a way to update a basic bookcase? This project is so easy and all you need are a few pieces of wood and a little inspiration.
Here's the step-by-step on how to transform your bookcase from ordinary to amazing.
Step 1: Unpackage shims
Step 2: Layer wood pieces
Step 3: Continue to add the wood in a staggered pattern
Step 4: Sand and wipe away any glue
Step 5: Choose finish
After your glue dries, you can now choose any of a number of finishes for the back of the bookcase. You could stain the wood, or lightly paint it with a white paint for a rustic finish. You could also seal it with a coat of polyurethane and leave it with a natural finish.
Step 6: Let dry and style
Be sure and let the glue and the finish dry completely. Then, style the bookcase with books, accessories and other home decor pieces. It's such an easy project and simple way to give the back of a book case a little personality.
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