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6-Shelf Iron Folding Bookshelf

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We've joined the old-world charm of wrought iron with contemporary functionality to create our Iron Folding Bookshelf. Designed to our specifications for economical, attractive storage of books, magazines, tchotchkes, plants, canisters and cookbooks, or toiletries and cosmetics, our Bookshelf is an unbeatable value. Made of cast iron with an attractive, neutral pewter finish, each Bookshelf is pre-assembled - no tools are required. Easy to transport and store, it folds flat when not in use. Fold one out to create a wealth of storage space in the den, library, dorm room, kitchen, bath, or bedroom. For outdoor use, apply a coating of a protective sealer.

  • Has a capacity of 60 pounds per shelf

6-Shelf Iron Folding Bookcase Pewter
  • SKU#: 10020117
  • 27-3/4" x 11-1/4" x 68-5/8" h
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6-Shelf Iron Folding Tower Pewter
  • SKU#: 10013565
  • 12-3/4" x 11-1/4" x 68-5/8" h
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Date published: 2014-05-05
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Community Q&A

are the shelves solid or vented?

I can't tell from the picture if the shelves are solid pewter or little bars like an open weave.
Asked by: MAEF
They are vented.
Answered by: QH2000
Date published: 2019-02-13

Is the finish on this shelf smooth or textured?

I have iron lamps which have a textured finish, and they are impossible to dust. This iron shelf is attractive, but I am trying to determine if it will be difficult to keep clean.
Asked by: MAmama
Has a very slight grain to the touch. It's nice, not annoying.
Answered by: Smilax
Date published: 2019-09-22

How big is the shipping box?

Can I pick this up myself and fit box in the back seat of a Cadillac, rather than an SUV or truck?
Asked by: McNasty
we have a Prius hatchback, and it just fit with the back seat down
Answered by: Hedy
Date published: 2019-01-08

Can it be secured to a wall since we have a young toddler?

Asked by: JWFF
Answered by: MichaelD
Date published: 2017-10-28

Is the width listed in the product description accurate? Are there any parts that extend beyond the width listed in the specs?

I would like to line three of these up side by side in an 84-inch space. Are there any bolts or small parts that would extend beyond the stated width? If the width of 27 3/4 is accurate, three would add up to 83.25 inches, so it would just fit. Thank you.
Asked by: KateKitchen321
Dimensions are exactly as described.
Answered by: PlantWoman
Date published: 2019-09-22

Any recommendations for storing toys, board games & video games using this?

How well would this work for toy storage? I currently use cubbies but don't like being confined to the square shape of the cubbie shelves. Any recommendations for containers/bins that would work well with this for small items that need to be contained? Thanks!
Asked by: Vero3
put a piece of poster board on the shelf to prevent small items from falling through common sense: heavy items on lower shelves
Answered by: SilverHair
Date published: 2019-05-21

What is the weight limit per shelf to avoid sagging?

Asked by: Ringger
I read in a previous review that it is 60 pounds per shelf
Answered by: CAnna
Date published: 2020-08-14


According to the description here, for outdoor use use a spray varnish like rustoleum. If i use this for the bathroom, should I also spray with a varnish, to keep from rusting over time due to steam from showering?
Asked by: Mark81
Yes, the Container Store directions I got in the package said to use a varnish to protect against moisture outside. That should seemingly apply to the bathroom humidity too.
Answered by: PlantWoman
Date published: 2018-05-26
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