Asked by: Jonie Krothasked in category: home and garden Last Updated: 5th October, 2020
How many books does the average bookshelf hold?
See further detail related to it here. Thereof, how many books does a Billy bookcase hold?
The ubiquitous IKEA Billy bookcase, for example, runs almost 30" wide and has 6 shelves. That means it offers just under 180" of shelf. If you need 600 inches of shelf, you'll need 3.33 bookshelves (600 divided by 180).
Furthermore, how do you organize a bookshelf with a lot of books? Here's how to decide which books to keep or get rid of.
- Separate your hard covers and paperbacks.
- Arrange your books by color.
- Don't be afraid to stack books.
- Organize books by genre or subject.
- Display your favorite books front and center.
- Organize your books alphabetically.
- Group together the books you haven't read yet.
Also to know is, how much weight should a bookshelf hold?
Strength Comparison: The amount of weight a 3-foot 1x12 shelf can hold without sagging more than ¼ inch: Oak: 313 lb. Pine: 200 lb. Plywood: 129 lb.
How deep is the average bookshelf?
Shelf depth is determined by the size of the items to be stored, generally within the range of 6 to 24 inches. Shelf depth for a general purpose bookshelf is usually 10 to 12 inches. Shelf spacing will generally range from 7 to 15 inches with 8 to 12 inches being common for bookshelves.