Here's a little secret all woodworkers know: most bookshelves are easily replicated--even without a schematic. It's true. Some paper, a pencil and a tape measure is really all you need to get a grasp on any bookshelf you might want to knock off. This roundup does include links to some how-tos, but for others...get that pencil ready!
A trip to the plumbing department is a good place to start to make a pipe bookshelf like this one:
These staggered shelves give a sculptural backdrop to the things displayed upon them. Click here for instructions.
Are you a fan of the invisible bookshelf? Here's instructions on how to me one.
Curblier Craig mocked up a prototype for this Pisa bookshelf. Click here for the details.
The Family Handyman's instructions for a Leaning Tower of Shelves is spot on. How do I know? My sweetie and I made one.
Here's another leaner. Great for skinny spaces.
And another...that's even skinnier. Perfect in multiples!