Re: Where can i find some info about proper measuring for bookshelves, etc?


Human factors design handbook: information and guidelines for the design of systems, facilities, equipment, and products for human use
Wesley E. Woodson
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1981
ISBN 0070717656
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Or - measure an octavo and a quarto volume, allow 3/4" above for your finger, and don't go more than 30" unreinforced on a 3/4 hardwood board.
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I've recommended this book to several people who liked it:
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Check your local library first.
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Jere Cary's Kitchen Cabinets book is pretty good on how to make simple face-frame carcases. It also has a good section on the use of the "story stick" as a way to make built-ins fit well. <(Amazon.com product link shortened)>
The Sagulator will help you choose suitable materials <http://www.woodbin.com/calcs/sagulator.htm
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