A great-looking option that comes in dark tobacco brown or black. Both feature a protective finish. Real wood. Durable construction. Five shelves. Assembles in under an hour. Other pieces of the collection available for purchase.
Some buyers experienced assembly issues with the pre-drilled holes (that were not pre-drilled, or drilled too small) and screws (screw them in too tight and you risk splitting the wood).
Your choice of natural or gray finish. Constructed of a laminate wood with powder-coated steel base. Assembles in an hour or less. Mid-century modern furniture look at a low price. Sturdy and stable.
Both the minimal directions and the fact that it can arrive missing key parts can make assembly a bit challenging.
Available in espresso, warm brown, or white finishes. Stylish look and a sturdy 6 feet tall. Solid wood construction. Good quality. Assembles in 30 minutes or less.
Some reports of this bookcase arriving missing hardware or with misaligned pre-drilled holes. Some issues with the legs not all being even, resulting in a wobbly bookcase.
Finish is a jamocha wood color. Simple assembly that takes about an hour. Constructed of particleboard. After assembly, unit is heavy and strong. Nice modern look.
Plastic screw covers are hard to snap into place after construction. Assembly instructions could be clearer. Some buyers report that this bookcase arrived with broken or damaged wood.
Contemporary, elegant look with a cappuccino finish. Unique design combines a bookshelf with storage drawers. Shelves are wider than other models. Installation takes about two hours.
The instructions aren't great, and installation can be a bit tedious. You can overcome this a bit by inventorying all the parts before you start to make sure you received everything, and then talking a friend or mate into helping you build it.
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Ladder bookcases give you an interesting accent piece in your home. This type of shelving is perfect for showcasing knick-knacks or small books. But the ladder bookcases also provide portability, because you can move them easily. Ladder bookcases live up to their name, because they look like a ladder with shelves. Some ladder bookcases have two feet on both the front and back, like a step ladder. This configuration allows them to be free standing. Other times, they will look more like an extension ladder with no back section. With this type of ladder bookcase, you’ll lean it against a wall to provide stability. Most ladder bookcases will have four or five shelves. Shelves at the bottom will be deeper than the upper shelves because of the angle of the frame.