By De3wii190. Barrister Bookcases & Bookshelves. At Tuesday, October 08th 2019, 00:12:22 AM.
For starters, today's selections come in all different shapes and sizes. Some have doors and drawers while others look like cubbies or tables with shelves. There are many that do not look like the traditional bookcase but look more like works of art. Over the years many different styles and sizes have been created to fit our ever changing lifestyles. In this article we're going to introduce you to one of the more traditional and elegant styles - the barrister bookcase.
Ladder bookcases are sleek and free-standing, so they are a great decoration piece for your home. They have a fairly contemporary design and work great in tight spaces.
While there are some newer versions of this style of bookcase, being built in less expensive and less durable materials a true barrister bookcase is going to be made of quality hardwood. They are going to also be made of high quality glass inserts in the doors and have fine brass features such as handles, knobs and hinges. On the high quality pieces you will find that the joints are put together with dove tail and assorted other traditional methods of fastening rather than more modern methods of screws and nails.