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Hi,
I'm fairly new to woodworking with some basic skill level and with my midlife crisis approaching I have decided that I do not want a motorcycle or corvette (LOL) but I would rather build something that I can use everyday and a book case seems like a perfect thing for my messy room. I have found some pictures on the net, like the one included, but I have no idea how they make those shelves for thick.
Is it 2 plywoods glued together? 1"x2" with thin plywood build on top and bottom? MDF? No idea.
I know I can build shelves from 3/4" plywood and some long strip of wood at the front to make it appear thick, but when you'd come closer you'd know it' not the same.
Any help and suggestions would be welcomed.
 

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Welcome to the forum! Those look like they might be a tortion box design to keep weight down but strength OK. You find some of this with IKEA type furniture. Haven't done this myself but perhaps someone here has.
 
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