I'm in the process of building some floor to ceiling bookcases. The
cases will (ideally) have shared faceframe stiles, that is, the tall
vertical faceframe pieces will span two vertical carcass pieces.
My question is how should I attach these faceframes to the carcasses?
The bookshelves, once constructed, will be 8.5'x9' so I need to either
install the faceframes in place or attach parts of them prior to
I am using pocket holes & screws to clamp the faceframes together and
can use pocket holes on the outside of some of the carcasses to attach
the , but can't use them to attach both sides of the shared stiles
because the cases will be butted together.
I could use biscuits, but can't figure out how to clamp the faceframe to
Am I stuck using finish nails? I was hoping to avoid them as inevitably
you still see the filling.
I'm open to any/all ideas. Thanks for the help.