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Old 08-10-2015, 09:05 AM
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I love Billy bookcases! I have two, with solid lower doors in my office (filled with genealogy notebooks and other stuff) and have just bought one with full doors (top glass) for the guest room to store my fabric in. I have it in place (sans doors yet) and have been folding my fabric onto comic boards; hope to finish today. Not sure it will solve all my stash issues but will certainly help!

If I had the space, I'd copy your Billy bookcase scheme. Love all that shelf room!
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Old 08-10-2015, 10:25 AM
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The Billy bookcases I want are almost 8 feet tall (7-3/4'), that is the set
I want to get, so far getting that full set is the only way I can get that particular

I COULD go with shorter, but than I won't have that added shelving in the height.
Plus one of the other "main" draws in this setup is that the shelves are only 7"
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Old 08-10-2015, 12:02 PM
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Have you look at yard sales, thrift stores and Craigslist? Do you have offerup in your area?
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Old 08-11-2015, 03:45 AM
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After many trips around different goodwill, city rescues,etc..I finally found a really nice cabinet with shelves on it for $25. It was by an expensive office furniture maker and I love it. But on the other hand what you have is matches and fits one another.
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Old 08-11-2015, 09:20 PM
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Those are really nice shelves. I bet they will hold a lot of fabric. I don't have the floor space in my little room so my shelves are all on the wall with the bins of fabric on them.
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Old 08-12-2015, 02:02 PM
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I've always had the wall shelves that consist of metal strips on the wall with adjustable shelves. They work well and are pretty cheap although not as pretty as the Ikea ones.
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Old 08-12-2015, 02:46 PM
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Ikea runs sales periodically. Keep watching. I got my shelving unit there on sale. And, it should be happening soon. As school and college is starting again soon. Do you have one near you where you don't have to ship?
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Old 08-12-2015, 07:38 PM
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I like them also. Please give us a follow up when you get them.
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Old 08-13-2015, 03:53 AM
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Yes there is an Ikea about 10-12 miles from my home. But I will
need to have them deliver since I live on the 3rd floor.
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Old 08-13-2015, 08:28 AM
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I use book shelves that work very well...
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