Billy Shelf (DIY Project Download)

IKEA – BILLY, Bookcase, white,, Adjustable shelves can be arranged according to your needs. Billy (stylised as BILLY) is a bookcase sold by the Swedish furniture company IKEA. It was developed in 1979 by the Swedish designer Gillis Lundgren and IKEA have sold 41 million of the bookcases worldwide as of 2009. Ikea Billy Bookcase hack with sliding library ladder.

billy shelf 2Millions of frugal book collectors have used the Billy to build their home libraries. Full explanation and tutorial on how to turn an ordinary Billy bookcase into a custom made built-in. Hacking the Ikea Billy has been done before (my friend, Kristin, did a beautiful version) but with this being an older home, we had several obstacles to overcome. To continue that custom look Laura filled in all of the unused shelf holes (Kristin goes into detail on that) and took a shelf to get color-matched at the paint store, ensuring the best match.

In October, IKEA release a 15 deep Billy bookcase which finally sold me on the wall to wall bookcase project I’ve been thinking about for years. Add additional glass Billy shelves to a Detolf glass display case using this printable support structure. This is a better, stronger, cop out of a upload per day. This allows the circular pins to be printed circular. If you like this, try other Billy pins: 20/01/16 IKEA Printable Billy Pin.

Gillis Lundgren, Designer Of Ubiquitous Billy Bookcase, Dies At 86

wardrobe and dresser set 3Ikea’s Billy bookshelves Ikea will make changes to its low-cost, high-volume Billy bookshelf this fall. And to some, that means books are dying. Gorgeous bookcase made with Ikea Billy bookcases, glass doors and an IKEA lighting system. Arranging bookshelves in a corner is a clever way to maximize storage space. I am making a custom bookshelf using Billy. I am thinking about using Laxarby 40 cm wide doors that fits on Metod Cabinets on the Billy that is 80 cm wide. Billy bookcase shelves have a reputation for sagging. It’s easy to strengthen the shelves with this hack. Check out this IKEA Billy Bookcase makeover challenge, plus a HomeRight Finish Max Giveaway! This post shows how to assembling an IKEA Billy bookcase.

From Billys To Built-ins