Furniture of America Nordic Cubbyhole Bookcase/ Display Shelf

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    ITEM#: 12740652

    Clean and casual design fuse with classic hand-finished composition in this modern display shelf by Furniture of America. This wooden bookcase features wood framing and a dark walnut finish to easily blend with your contemporary home decor. The cubby-hole details give you the flexibility of horizontal or vertical positioning while ensuring your valuables and keepsakes remain safe.

    This functionally designed bookcase is an attractive classic black color with a matte finish that enhances your decor. This piece can be placed vertically or horizontally depending on your preference and storage use. Display special items and showcase your own unique decorating style with this incredibly versatile shelf design. Hardware and instructions are included with this fantastic unit.

    • Color options: Black
    • Materials: MDF
    • Matte finish
    • Can be used vertically or horizontally
    • Cubbyhole open storage design
    • Includes hardware and instructions
    • Cubbyhole height: 13.1 inches
    • Measures 71 inches high x 32 inches wide x 12 inches deep

    Assembly required


    Style Modern
    Material MDF
    Finish Black Finish Matte Walnut Finish
    Shelf Type Display Horizontal
    Assembly Assembly Required
    Color Black Brown Tan
    Furniture Frame Material Wood
    Number of Shelf 2
    Dimensions 30 x 12 x 71
    Materials MDF and Veneer
    Model Number YNJ-088

    Customer Reviews

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    • Liz

      Great piece want to order another

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    • Wife

      I love this shelving unit because it is sturdy and isn't tipsy. It is so versatile because it can be used either vertical or horizontal. Love it!

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    • Great toy shelf for our living room.

      Use as a toy shelf - it's held up well for several years now. Not the most expensive looking piece but far from cheap looking. Heavy, solid, and attractive. We put it on its side and filled with kid books and toy baskets.

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    • Right for the price!

      Nice bookcase! Easier to put together with a second pair of hands. I highly recommend this item!

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    • Great buy

      Loved this book shelf, which I use in a horizontal position, lovely to use it to hold books as well as knick knacks. The assembly was pretty straight forward, but all the pieces don't fit exactly...hence the 4 stars.

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    • great bookcase

      We ordered 3 units and they went together very easily. We do recommend that you place all pieces out and identify all parts first and just do a bit of brainstorming - as with all flat pack items. Overall, we love them. Even coloring, all three matched perfectly with each other. I wish they have other colors than black because I would have mix and match it for my living room.

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    • Display shelf

      I bought two of these shelf units for my son's room. Assembly was easy and took about 1.5 hrs for each. They are packed really well, deigned really well and sturdy. I'm very happy with this purchase. The color is black and true to the picture on the site.

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    • Just a bit different

      I bought 2 of these - one to be used vertically and the other horizontally on a bare wall in my music room - wanted something with a narrow profile and a little more interesting than your standard bookcase - this was just what I was looking for - put both together in an aftternoon - lots of space for books and display items without being boring. Wood grain color is little fake looking up close, but at a distance they look great!

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    • Square the rounds

      A very good quality product. Well designed, well engineered as far as the materials and fasteners, and easy to put together. The 1st one took us about 2 hours, but the second only an hour. One complaint/ suggestion for improvement relates to those dumb round stickers that are supposed to cover fastener holes...TOO Small ... Make them a 1/4" larger diameter OR make them square so that at least the corners can be used to position them over (not in) the holes. Square dots over round holes....what a concept. Like the product very much.

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    • Sturdy, tall, and awesome.

      We needed a good book shelf, went through 3 or 4, and none of those were sturdy enough for two kids! So we figured "might as well pay a little more" with hopes that the saying "you get what you pay for" was accurate. And we were right. This book shelf is amazing. Its so big, and holds all my books PLUS it displays pictures really well. ONLY thing we didnt like was that if put against a wall, the top kinda angles out. We had to screw in a L bracket to get it to stand up right against the wall. BUT that's ok, seeing as we have kids, we need a little safety support.

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    Questions & Answers

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    • Will the shelves fit a 12x12 sizes album?

      • Hello sms898, each cubby is approximately 13 inches square. Thanks for shopping with us!

    • Why did you choose this product?


      • Already have two of them and like them quite a bit.

      • Because I already had one of them, and I love the product.

      • Office decor

      • flexibility - can be upright or on the side ! great furniture for apartment living

      • Have one already and love it

      • shape and color

      • Needed more shelf space

      • The dimensions were perfect for the space I have in may apartment and I can use it vertically or horizontally

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    • Can you stack these horizontally for a full wall shelving look?

      • Hello bobbdev, you should not have any issues stacking these horizontally. The shelves help create a good support system for the additional weight. There is a little bit of a lip on the top and bottom you might want to be careful of though. I would also recommend securing them together and to the wall. I hope this helps. Please let us know if you have any additional questions. Thank you for shopping with us!

    • Can this bookshelf hold the weight of a 50" tv?

      • Hello niki135, unfortunately, we do not weight test our products to determine whether it can hold the weight of a 50 inch TV. Please let us know if you have additional questions. Thank you for shopping with us. Rochelle B

    • Can you tell me how much the bookshelves weigh when shipped? I live in a building that does not have an elevator and I'm on the 3rd floor.

    • I was looking at this shelf to store my vinyl records... do you know if a vinyl record would fit in the cubbies?

      • Hello wnh1977, the height of the cubby is 13.1 inches high. Vinyl's are usually 10-12 inches, so they should fit just fine. Thank you for shopping with us.

    • It appears that some of the cubby holes do not have a back. Do any of them have a back? I would think that it would make it more sturdy if there was a back board on them. Thank you

      • Hi eviemaurer, this display shelf does not come with a backing for an aesthetically pleasing look. A backing may support the unit more but that is not the point of this display shelf. Thanks for shopping with us.

    • If black and brown color options are available, how do you select brown? The drop down menu says there is only black. Will brown be available again?

      • Hi spoulson12, the drop down menu is what you would use to choose the alternative color. Unfortunately if it does not show there we do not have it in stock. Items are restocked as they become available, however we cannot guarantee an item will be restocked. Please feel free to check back with us periodically to see if the item has returned.

    • What is the weight capacity of the shelves

      • Unfortunately we were unable to determine the max weight limit for each shelf. I apoloigze about that inconvenience. Thank you for your question. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.

      • We can not confirm that horizontally, the shelves will hold 20 lbs and vertically, they will hold 25 lbs. Thank you for your patience.

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    • What are the dimensions of the individual cubbies? Do you recommend any bins or baskets that will fit inside?

      • The cubby holes (large one) is approximately 13 inches H X 14.5 inches wide X 12 inches deep. Take a look at item number #12280098 or SKU 14188127 which should be compatible with the dimensions. Note: there are several shelves that have three cubby holes instead of two, so you make not be able to find baskets for the smaller as that width would only be about 7 inches wide. You can type storage bins or baskets in the Overstock search bar to see everything that is available. Thank you for your inquiry.

    • Could this shelving unit be placed on it's side? Will it be just as sturdy?

      • Thank you for contacting us,yes you can place this shelving unit on the side an it would be sturdy as well. Please let me know if you have any further question.

    • You least two different widths on your page 32 and 30 inches. Which one is it? I have a space that is literally 63.8 inches and would like to put two bookcases there.


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