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3-Shelf Iron Folding Bookshelf

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3-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, cookbooks or toiletries and cosmetics, our Bookshelf is an unbeatable value. Made of cast iron with an attractive, neutral pewter finish, each 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.




  • 12-3/4" x 11-1/4" x 31-1/8" h

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3-Shelf Iron Folding Bookshelf is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 40.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very nice item I purchased this item to be a storage container in our Master Bathroom for things like towels and wash cloths, etc. It is not as tall as I thought it would be (should have paid closer attention to the measurements). It is, however, a nice size and fits nicely into a corner in the bathroom. It holds several towels and wash cloths and several other items that I wanted to put into a similar container. So, I'm happy enough with this purchase and will keep it for the purpose it was intended.
Date published: 2015-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Bedside Tables for a high bed! I'm thrilled with the way these compliment my stainless steel bed and hold the necessities for the bedside---I'm using baskets to "hide" the clutter.
Date published: 2014-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Guests! I put this up in the bathroom that my guests are using in order to organize their bath and personal care items when they are here. When they leave, I just fold it up and put it in the closet till next time! (I've also pulled it out on occasion to hold craft items when I'm working on a project!) Very handy!
Date published: 2014-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stylish storage Do you self a favor and add a little extra storage with this great little shelf! Sets up in minutes!
Date published: 2014-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great purchase Bought for bathroom to hold small items. Have three others in different sizes. Good for a laundry room, craft room, etc. Just "unfold" and use,
Date published: 2014-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic purchase I could never have found a more perfect bookcase than this little 3-shelf folding one. I am using it in my utility room to hold my detergent, fabric softener, whitener, etc. It is a perfect fit for the small space I have available for it, and it is heavy enough to remain in place without fear of turning it over. Great product!!!
Date published: 2014-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Little Stand Trying to keep my countertop uncluttered, but disliking putting my styling products in cabinets, and lacking any above-counter storage space (or spots to add medicine cabinets or shelves), I turned to Container Store to find a solution, and this was perfect! Attractive, the right height, small enough not to take up precious space, but functional. Exactly what I needed
Date published: 2014-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect for bathroom I know that this is not meant for the bathroom, but it solved a small area organization issue. Fits perfectly, added small rattan bins on the top and bottom shelves. Love it, looks neat & clean.
Date published: 2013-12-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very well made and looks good-functuional piece of furniture.
Date published: 2013-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from iron book shelves The book shelves are practical and attractive. They are also space savers. We live in an apartment where space is at a premium and I have a lot of books, the shelves are ideal and are so easy to assemble. I highy recommend them.
Date published: 2013-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little shelf I just love these shelves. The construction is very good and I like the fact that it folds up so you can store it if you want to use it in temporary spots. The great price is just an added bonus. I even found plastic containers at Container Store to fit.
Date published: 2013-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Events I am an event manager and use the folding bookcases at events to showcase customer products. It looks clean and shows the products wonderfully. All around great product!
Date published: 2013-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Versatile and Classy! I have been looking for a shelf like this to place in my bathroom for the longest time. Before purchasing the book shelf, I was a little wary at first since it folds and there was no construction needed - in other words, I was unsure as to how sturdy the book shelf would be. I bought it anyway to try out, and within about 3 minutes from taking it out of the box, it was fully assmbled and ready to go! You can't get more convenient than that! I was very surprised by how classy and nice the shelf looked - definitely does not look flimsy in the least. The shelf is the perfect height and width for the space in my bathroom I needed it for, and I am simply in love with it! The product is extremely sturdy and is the perfect size for my extra towels as well as a few other pieces (tissue box/candle, etc...). This book shelf can definitely be used differently than just for storing the towels in my bathroom, and I have already thought of other areas of my house I can put another one in. I'm pretty sure it's just an excuse to buy more because I love the one I have so much! Highly recommend!
Date published: 2013-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Convenient it is just the right size, just the right height for everyone in the household to reach their needs, the color goes with everything and it is durable sturdy material. I was very pleased with this product.
Date published: 2013-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Shelving Solution! This shelf is great and really versatile. It is sturdy and can hold a lot of weight. I currently use it in a closet to hold some cleaning and laundry supplies. I am going to buy more to use in other parts of the house. Very happy with this purchase!
Date published: 2012-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Shelf This shelf is perfect in so many ways: assembles easily, stores quickly, and looks good, too. Although it's most common use is probably in the bathroom, I have placed it in my family room/kitchen to give me more counter space. It does not clash with the room's other furniture and even blends in with the granite counter top. I just wish more sizes were offered .
Date published: 2012-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mobile & Attractive My college-age daughter moved in with us while taking classes. We needed some storage to keep her room in order. I wanted something that both of us would like, and this actually fit the bill! These shelves will be perfect for the next few years when she'll be moving a lot.
Date published: 2012-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good quality its a nice shelf. I got it to use in a closet like a pantry shelf. It fit in perfectly, and it helped me to make much needed space on my kitchen counter, so I'm very happy with it.
Date published: 2012-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Purchase Ever I have a small bathroom and I want to have everything in need in the bathroom with out having to leave the bathroom. I searched other websites and they had items either too big or too small. I even measured the space where I would put the item. I happened to check out the container store BAM there it was. I love it
Date published: 2012-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Flexible product I originally bought this to go by my husband's chair to hold his books--I've now bought 2 more. One for my books in the bedroom and one for my daughters tiny apartment.
Date published: 2012-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best purchases ever I first bought the six shelf folding CD shelf. It is beautifully engineered, sturdy, and exactly as advertised. On the basis of that, I then bought also the four shelf DVD shelf, and the three shelf bookcase from the same line. I am thrilled with all three.
Date published: 2011-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for camping The shelf unit is compact and can be stored easily. We take it camping to put our plates & misc. items on by our outdoor kitchen.
Date published: 2011-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Little Shelf Easiest thing in the world to put together. Literally take it out of the box, unfold and your done! Works perfectly for my small spaced closet and serves it's purpose.
Date published: 2011-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I needed for a small space! Needed something durable with clean lines. It fit a small space in my bathroom perfectly. Bonus: the folding for easy moving or storage!
Date published: 2011-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice shelving unit The shelving unit came folded and fully assembled and is of a good quality, heavy wrought iron. The sides fold out, and the 3 shelves are then seated to make a very stable shelving unit. I put small wicker baskets on the top and bottom shelves to hold smaller bathroom items that might fall through the shelving slats. The shelves are a nice height, and I have a full set of towels rolled and placed on the middle shelf for easy-access storage. This makes a pretty, functional shelving unit next time my bathroom counter.
Date published: 2011-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It is great! This is so well made--love it. Using it to hold music and folders of my piano students. Made organizing so easy. Thank you for a great product. Wouldn't mind having another one some time! I tried to get a similar product from another company but it was broken upon receiving. Sent it back and then it was no longer available. This one is by far much better made. Price was a bit higher but so worth the difference. Thank you for all the wonderful service and products you provide!
Date published: 2011-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I have 3 of these shelves They are stong and easy to move and have screw in feet at the bottom that can be adjusted so they are evenly balanced.
Date published: 2011-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact and Useful When I was purchasing the Folding Tower, I saw this bookcase. It seemed like it would fit in the wasted corner between my radiator and my wall. After measuring many times, I brought it home. It is such a perfect fit that I can't use the little feet because the extra half inch makes it too wide. Ideally it would be about 1" shorter as it sticks up over the windowsill just a bit but that's a minor quibble. It has turned a useless corner of my apartment into a great place to store stationary and printer supplies.
Date published: 2010-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Purchase Really high quality item, great price, easy set-up. After purchasing this smaller bookcase for my bathroom I went back and purchases a larger one for my bedroom!
Date published: 2010-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for Small Bathroom I am so pleased with both the quality and aesthetics of this great shelf! We have a small vintage bathroom and this shelf fits perfectly and adds to the overall feel. It also holds a lot more towels and other items than you might think from the picture. Of course the sale price didn't hurt either :-) Worth every penny.
Date published: 2010-10-16
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Community Q&A

what are the dimensions of this shelving unit?

Asked by: CharlesR
This shelving unit measures 12-3/4" wide x 11-1/4" deep x 31-1/8" high.
Answered by: beneel
Date published: 2020-12-15

Where is this made/country of origin?

Asked by: Kris1113
This product is made in China.
Answered by: mstover
Date published: 2020-08-25

How do you set this up? There are no installation instructions and it is stuck.

Asked by: TaylorB22
To set this up, I empty the little plastic bag, take out the small caps for the feet and screw them in. To set this up - I take the two top shelves and pull them UP then I start pulling in the side pieces until they're at a 90 degree angle and then drop the bottom shelf down onto the bottom hooks, then I just drop down the top two shelves. AND that sets it up.
Answered by: Docia
Date published: 2020-08-08

Can this be hung on a wall?

Asked by: Stormi
No, this is a freestanding unit.
Answered by: TheContainerStore
Date published: 2020-06-06

Will this stand upright on carpet?

Asked by: HillEastMom
Yes, our Iron Folding Bookshelves are exceptionally stable, whether on tile, wood, laminate, concrete, or carpeting. Four adjustable feet insure a steady, level surface on uneven floors.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2018-10-20

Can you stack two?

Asked by: vepo
No. they are not stackable. But there are other sizes--taller units--available.
Answered by: Raptorhaven
Date published: 2018-08-25

vertical space between shelves?

does anyone know how tall each shelf is? I am looking for at least 14" of height on each shelf. Thanks!
Asked by: chicagoQA
From the floor to the bottom shelf of our 3-Shelf Iron Folding Bookshelf is 3" high. There is 12-1/2" of height between the bottom shelf and the middle shelf. There is 12" between the middle shelf and the top shelf.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-07-27

Can the bottom shelf be folded up without folding the other shelves?I would like to use this in a dorm room around the dorm fridge.

Asked by: Ellen2016
No, all of the shelves need to be down
Answered by: Oranizer
Date published: 2017-09-16
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