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Bookcases Transform an Unused Wall

A bedroom wall with two closets gets a boost in utility with custom cabinets

In many households, there can never be too much storage space for books. To accommodate clients in a Manhattan apartment, carpenter Brent Benner used the space between and near two closets to install shelving space for reading material. Benner took measurements on site but built the frames in his shop. Using SketchUp, Google's design software, Benner imported a photo of the space to be renovated and was able to develop a design. After the bookcases were built, he brought them to the apartment for installation, taking care to ensure a proper fit while dealing with slightly uneven concrete walls.

Bookcases Transform an Unused Wall
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