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Introduction

Regardless of whether it is for your home, office, or industrial use, an industrial bookshelf is a piece of furniture that is very useful to store and organize large quantities of books neatly. An industrial bookshelf can be classified into 2 categories, industrial in design or industrial in construction.

An industrial bookshelf in design is constructed to look and feel like a robust and strong piece of furniture but may not necessarily have the built and strength of the second category of bookshelf which is primarily constructed with industrial-strength materials for heavy-duty use and may not look suitable for your home.

However, today we are going to explore and review some really good industrial bookshelf that is both robust and strong while looking good for your home.

 

Top 5 Industrial Bookshelf To Buy Right Now

1. Tribesigns 6-Tiers Industrial Bookshelf with Metal Wire

Tribe design industrial book shelf

Product Description

This brilliant, handsome-looking, and elegant industrial bookshelf can find a place in any modern home easily. With its black frame and high-quality metal wire back panels, this rustic piece of furniture enhances your living space with an artistic and creative charm coupled with industrial features for added sophistication and character. This free-standing industrial bookshelf is perfect as a bookshelf, display rack, storage cabinet, and even as a room divider.

It is also the perfect size to be used anywhere such as the living room and bedroom and will blend in with your existing decor. This unit is solidly built and is very sturdy with no flimsy frames and back panels to prevent accidental tip-overs. At a measurement of 47.2″L x 7.9″D, it has 6 tiers of shelving space that offers you plenty of space for your book collection, photo frames, decorative pieces, and even your trophies

The shelving boards are made of high-quality 0.59” particle boards that provide optimal strength and durability. You can safely load this rack with items up to a total weight of 150lbs which is more than enough for most people unless you need to place some really heavy items on this shelf. As this bookshelf comes unassembled you can assemble it very easily with the included instructions and some simple tools. Combining rustic and vintage charm with an industrial look to boost this is an outstanding piece of furniture to have in every home.

Dimensions: ‎47.2″L x 7.9″D

Main features

  • The industrial look combined with a feel of rustic and vintage
  • High-quality metal frame and particle boards with a wired back
  • Blends in perfectly with most home decor
  • Very strong and sturdily built prevent accidental tip-overs
  • 6-tiers provide plenty of storage space

What We Like

  • This unit is a perfect example of an industrial bookshelf that combines the charm of a vintage feel piece of furniture built with industrial-level strength. This combination is what draws us to this fine piece rather than some of those more modern bookshelves that may look good but flimsy when used.
  • The back wire panel is a nice surprise as it prevented our books from falling out from the back of the shelf
  • The shelves particle boards and thick and strong to withstand some real heavy stuff
  • Easily assembled out of the box with the instructions provided.
  • The excellent and affordable price point at about $200. Other comparable ones go for at least $400

What We Dislike

  • Our units came with some missing screws but we managed to pick up some at our local hardware store. No big deal but still packing in additional screws by the manufacturer will have solved the problems
  • Some bigger books and items did not fit well as it was a tad too shallow

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Our Verdict

Very sturdy and well built and suitable for most modern homes

2. Hombazaar 6-Tier Industrial Bookshelf

Hombazaar 6-Tier Industrial Bookshelf

Product Description

The Hombazaar Industrial 6-Tier Bookshelf space-saving design bookshelf is perfect for small homes. It can fit into tight spaces without the need to take up a huge amount of space that could be utilized for something else. This unique bookshelf adds a touch of vintage nostalgia to your home as the frame is constructed of sturdy metal pipe pipes with a rustic look and the shelving panels are made from highly durable MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) which can hold up to 50lbs each.

This modern yet rustic industrial shelf enhances the character of your home without sacrificing valuable space. With its sturdy frame and heavy-duty construction, it is suitable for books, trophies, decorative items, and many other home items. Although it comes unassembled, you can assemble it out of the box easily without the need for any special tools or equipment.

Dimensions: 23.6″WX9.84″DX82.87″H.

Main features

  • Space-saving design
  • Rustic and vintage look
  • Strong and sturdy
  • 6-tier shelving provides plenty of space

What We Like

  • This industrial bookshelf blends together a rustic look with industrial-strength construction. At a depth of about 2ft. we could fit in some really tight spaces.
  • The metal pipes finishing was superb
  • Very sturdy and not wobbly and we could place some really heavy stuff on the shelving panels
  • Easy assembly is also another plus point

What We Dislike

  • Although we did not face this problem some users did report that there were some dents in the pipes that they received. Metal parts are easily dented and the manufacturer should take more precautions in this area.

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Our Verdict

If you like a sturdy and solidly built piece of an industrial bookshelf, the Hombazaar 6-Tier Industrial Bookshelf is perfect for you.

3. IBF Solid Wood 4 Tier Industrial Bookshelf

IBF Solid Wood 4 Tier Industrial Bookshelf

 

Product Description

Unlike other industrial bookshelves that we have reviewed, the IBF Solid Wood 4 Tier Industrial Bookshelf shelving is made of solid wood rather than MDF boards. The solid wood creates a feeling of warmth, elegance, and nature in your living space and enhances the sophisticated character of your home.

Each shelf can hold up to 30 lbs of load which is more than enough for normal usage. The frame is constructed with a heavy-duty metal frame secured by an X-frame backing structure to enhance the stability of this bookshelf. There are also adjustable leg pads to ensure that this bookshelf does not wobble when assembled.

Included is also the wall anti-tip kit which comes in handy for you to fix this bookshelf to the wall easily and prevent accidental tip-overs. With the provided anti-tip kit, it is very easy to fix the industrial bookshelf on the wall, and prevent injury and property damage from unexpected tipping.

DIMENSIONS: 41.3″x10.6″x55″

Main features

  • Solid wood shelving brings nature and warmth to your living space
  • Heavy-duty metal frame a with X-frame backing
  • Adjustable legs pads to ensure stability
  • Anti-tip kit to prevent accidental tip-overs
  • Easily assembled

What We Like

  • Instead of MDF, this unit uses solid wood for its paneling which is a welcome feature as the solid has a warm and natural feeling to it.
  • The metal frame construction is solid and strong
  • The anti-tip kit comes in handy to secure the bookshelf to the wall securely
  • Easily assembled in less than 20 minutes out of the box

What We Dislike

  • The color of the wood is slightly different from the images but I think that has something to do with my computer screen
  • There is a slight chemical smell which I suspect is coming from the chemically treated wood

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Our Verdict

A solid all-round solid industrial bookshelf that is a perfect fit for any home.

4. IRONCK Double Wide 5 Tier industrial bookshelf

IRONCK Double Wide 5 Tier industrial bookshelf

Product Description

With a minimalistic and industrial look, the IRONCK Double Wide 5 Tier industrial bookshelf will appeal to any home. Strongly constructed with metal and secured with an x-frame back, it has 5 tiers of shelving space made with P2 grade MDF boards finished in woodgrain. Unlike other bookshelves with single wide shelves, this industrial bookshelf has double-wide open shelves for extra storage space for your books, trophies, picture frames, and other decorative items.

The total load capacity of each side of the shelf is 135lbs and with the double shelving, you get more than 200 lbs of storage space which is more than enough for most homeowners. For safety purposes, this industrial bookshelf comes with 2 units of anti-toppling metal brackets and 6-floor protective footpads. It is shipped with fully illustrated and detailed instructions & numbered parts for quick and easy installation.

Dimensions: ‎53.1″Lx13″Wx70″H

Main features

  • Minimalist and industrial look
  • Metal frame with x-frame back construction for strength and stability
  • P2 grade MDF board with rich woodgrain finish panels
  • Double wide shelves for extra capacity
  • High load capacity
  • Detailed instructions & numbered parts for quick and easy installation

What We Like

  • We like the simplistic yet practical use of the shelves
  • The double shelving setup is ideal for extra storage space
  • Strong and sturdy metal frame and shelving panels
  • Priced under $200 for ample storage space is an added advantage

What We Dislike

  • The MDF boards are prone to dents and chips in the shipment. We made a complaint and were given a new replacement quickly

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Our Verdict

If you want extra storage space for your stuff, the under $200 industrial bookshelf is definitely a bargain.

5. VASAGLE ALINRU 4-Tier Ladder Industrial Bookshelf

VASAGLE ALINRU4-Tier Ladder Industrial Bookshelf

 

Product Description

The VASAGLE ALINRU 4-Tier Ladder Industrial Bookshelf is a unique piece of furniture that combines the best of both worlds, highly functional with rustic good looks. The frame is made with a high-quality matte-black steel frame, x-bars, to ensure stability and strength. The rustic brown shelves are made of high-quality particle MDF boards for added strength and durability. This rack has 4 tiers of shelving that takes up minimal space and is perfect for smaller homes. The pyramid ladder-type bookshelf gets wider from the top to the bottom which offers a creative way to display your books and other items with each level of shelving holding up to 11 lbs of load.

It can be assembled right out of the box in less than 10 minutes with no special tools required.

Dimensions: 22.1″L x 13.3″W x 54.1″H

 

Main features

  • Unique ladder step shelving
  • High-quality metal frame with MDF boards
  • Minimal space requirements
  • Easy and quick assembly

What We Like

  • We needed a small shelf for a corner of our home and this rack fits perfectly as it takes up very little space
  • Very sturdy and not wobbly
  • The great rustic finished look
  • We did assemble it in about 15 minutes right out of the box

What We Dislike

  • There was a missing hole in the metal frames

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Our Verdict

If you require a small industrial bookshelf this is for you. Otherwise, it may be too small for your liking if you have a ton of things to store or display.

Conclusion

There are many types of industrial bookshelves in the market today and choosing one may not be easy. We hope that our guide has given you some help in making that choice.