Folding Bookcases

Folding bookcases make it easy to move your displays from place to place

If you move around a lot you'll appreciate the flexibility of folding bookcases. Read our guide and learn how to select the perfect folding bookcase for your needs.

Folding bookcases and shelving units are a practical solution for you if you're moving around a lot. These units set up and fold up easily and they look nice too. The nicer units are made of durable hardwoods, and they are a cinch to set up. You don't need any tools, unless you want a double unit where one sits on top of the other. Then, you only need to put in a few screws to connect the two. Folding bookcases are great for students. You just set up the shelves in September and fold them up when you're done in June. They fold flat, and are easy to store.

How to look for a good folding bookcase

When looking for folding bookcases we suggest that you look for solid wood ones. There are cheaper non-solid wood units available, but since you will be planning on folding and unfolding your shelves repeatedly, you want to make sure that the unit won't fall apart on you. There are also wrought iron shelves available, which, while heavier, are quite strong and durable.

We have found a variety of folding bookcases. There's this handsome antique walnut 3-tier folding shelf which is stackable, as well.

In addition to these wider units, there are also narrow folding bookcases available in walnut, black and also beechwood. All of these units are sturdy and stylish yet offer total flexibility. They would be perfect for a dorm room or for a small business to use to show off your products at trade shows.

For one more creative idea, we really like this Corner Folding Bookcase , it's smart, stylish and isn't even expensive. It's a great way to conveniently take advantage of a corner, and it folds up for easy transportation. Instant bookcase, what a cool idea!

When Folding Shelves Aren't The Best Solution

Folding bookcases tend to be simple and straightforward. If you aren't planning on moving around a lot, then consider investing in more stylish bookshelves including: revolving bookcases , barrister bookcases and lots of info available if you're interested in built-in bookcases.

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Tall Folding Bookcase

Elegant and versatile, this folding 4-tier bookshelf offers an alternative to home decor. With a folding feature, this bookshelf comes in three finishes to match any space.

4 Level Pewter Folding Shelf

This versatile handmade stand can be used inside or outside! The attractive powder-coated finish protects the stand from rusting when left outdoors and is weather resistant year round. The textured finish of the glass shelves adds both durability and mystery to the product. Features: With the flip of your wrist this sturdy wrought iron, handmade shelving unit folds completely flat for easy portability and space saving off-season storage. Requires no tools for assembly or break down. Environmentally friendly product that has been manufactured from recycled wrought iron. Also available in black.

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