Woodwind 72h Open-Back Bookcases

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Woodwind 44w 17d 72h Triple Open-Back Bookcase
Wood: Walnut
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Woodwind

Classic design and verastile options make our Woodwind storage collection a timeless addition to your home. Crafted by Pennsylvania woodworkers from solid wood and the highest quality wood veneer, Woodwind offers the look of a built-in no matter your space, providing you with an ideal storage piece to display your most treasured personal items. And with an array of shapes and sizes and your choice of hardware, you can find your exact solution within Woodwind.

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Details of Woodwind 44w 17d 72h Triple Open-Back Bookcase

  • Dimensions: 44"w 17"d 72"h
  • Open Space: (2) 9.25"w 15"d 67.5"h; (1) 17.25"w 15"d 67.5"h
  • Case Construction: benchmade solid wood and wood veneer with finished wood veneer back Construction details
  • Shelves: fifteen adjustable wood
  • Includes: anti-tip safety hardware
  • Product Origin: made in Pennsylvania
  • Item Number: 302802
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    • Wood: walnut See full material details
    • Finish: lacquer
    • Material Description: Walnut adds timeless depth and character to your room. Even after walnut is harvested and made into furniture, it continues to be a living, breathing material that responds to its environment - it expands and contracts with changes in humidity and also changes color over time as it's exposed to air, sunlight and wear. New walnut starts as a dark chocolate brown and beautifully ages to lighter brown or honey color over time.
WOODWIND CONSTRUCTION DETAILS

WOODWIND CONSTRUCTION DETAILS

Learn how every part of our American-made Woodwind collection is created, from the materials and hardware to construction methods and finish details.
Benchmade Construction

Benchmade Construction

Each Woodwind piece is constructed one at a time by an expert artisan. The entire case is reinforced with time-tested joinery, built and assembled by hand and then hand sanded and finished before it comes to you as a fully assembled piece. Our commitment to benchmade construction ensures you receive furniture that's built to last a lifetime.

Solid Wood

Solid Wood

We source our solid woods within the U.S., which has some of the strictest forestry standards in the world. Every board is hand selected for color consistency and strategically placed to create a cohesive appearance. The natural markings of the wood make each Woodwind piece one of a kind. The Woodwind collection features solid wood frames, drawer fronts and bases.

Wood Veneer Reinforcement

Wood Veneer Reinforcement

Woodwind pieces have wood veneer tops, sides, interior panels, drawer boxes, doors and bottom panels. The wood veneer exterior back panels are unfinished. Woodwind’s wood veneer is made by applying a layer of solid wood to premium grade plywood. This combination of materials increases structural integrity because it doesn’t expand or contract with seasonal humidity changes like solid wood. Our wood veneers are the best quality in the industry and CARB 2 compliant for low emissions.

Finish

Finish

Woodwind is available in a beautiful range of natural and stained woods. Stain colors are meticulously applied by hand and layered until the perfect color is achieved. A clear low-sheen lacquer is used on both natural and stained woods to protect and seal the surface. Regardless of your material selection, the grain of the wood is allowed to show through for a natural look.

Drawers and Glides

Drawers and Glides

For Woodwind cabinets that include drawers, the drawer fronts are solid wood and perfectly aligned within the frame of the piece. The drawer boxes have Baltic birch plywood sides connected with dovetail joinery and a wood veneer bottom. Full-extension ball-bearing glides allow you to see the entire drawer when fully open and glide smoothly even when the drawer is filled to its 100-pound capacity. Drawer interiors are hand sanded for a smooth feel and left unfinished.

Doors, Shelves and Hardware

Doors, Shelves and Hardware

Woodwind's wood veneer shelves rest on adjustable steel pins. For Woodwind cabinets that include doors, all doors are wood veneer and precisely inset within the frame. Concealed, fully adjustable hinges open 110 degrees and give you the option to adjust the door alignment for perfect functionality through years of use. The modern steel knobs are handcrafted exclusively for Room & Board.

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Room & BoardWoodwind 72h 48x17 Open Double Bookcase
 
4.6

(based on 35 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to adjust (33)
  • Lots of storage (32)
  • Quality construction (31)
  • Great design (29)
  • Supports heavy items (26)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Book storage (34)
  • Display (28)
  • Decoration (18)
  • Organization (15)
  • Space saver (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Modern/contemporary (18), Mid-century modern (10), Classic/traditional (9), Eclectic (9), Survivalist / minimalist (5)

Reviewed by 35 customers

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5.0

Fits more than I expected

By Florida Boy

from Central Florida

Style Modern/contemporary

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Ample storage
  • Quality construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Book storage
    • DVD storage

    Customer comments about Woodwind 48w 17d 72h Double Open-Back Bookcase:

    After moving, I needed a place to put my boxes and boxes of books and DVDs. Because the shelves on the bookcase are so deep, I was able to stack double rows, and managed to fit almost everything, much to my surprise. I got the walnut stain to match the older walnut furniture in my office, and it's a pretty good match.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Very professional

    • I live in a:
    • House
    • This product is used in my:
    • Home office

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love my new book case in living room!

    By JulieS

    from Bethesda MD

    Style Mid-century modern

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Ample storage
    • Durable finish
    • Easy to adjust
    • Great design
    • Quality construction
    • Supports heavy items

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Book storage
      • Decoration
      • Display

      Customer comments about Woodwind 48w 17d 72h Double Open-Back Bookcase:

      I absolutely love this bookcase! It is very sturdy with appealing lines. Mine is in the cherry finish which has a nice warm tone to it. Since I'm using it for both books and to display decor I like how easily adjustable the shelves are. Im thinking about getting a second one in the smaller width to fill the wall. It now sits next to my Boden leather chair and the two work perfectly together.

      Service and delivery comments:

      They were fantastic - perfectly professional.

      • I live in a:
      • House
      • This product is used in my:
      • Living room/family room/great room

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      It just Works

      By CMS

      from NYC

      Style Modern/contemporary

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Ample storage
      • Durable finish
      • Easy to adjust
      • Great design
      • Quality construction
      • Supports heavy items

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Book storage
        • Decoration
        • Display
        • Organization
        • Space saver

        Customer comments about Woodwind 32w 17d 72h Double Narrow Open-Back Bookcase:

        If you walk into their stores and it just feels right (like a good date or restuarant), don't waste your time going anywhere else. They are like a 5 star hotel with service and quality (shout out to Maurice Hamilton in NYC Chelsea for design ideas) and for those of you who think it is too expensive (including me at first blush compared to where I was coming from) you learn quickly you get what you pay for...

        • I live in a:
        • Apartment/condo
        • This product is used in my:
        • Primary bedroom
         
        5.0

        Great addition to the living room

        By Mike T

        from Hacienda Heights

        Style Modern/contemporary

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to adjust
        • Great design
        • Quality construction
        • Supports heavy items

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Book storage
          • Display

          Customer comments about Woodwind 32w 17d 72h Double Narrow Open-Back Bookcase:

          This is a great size for a place that requires a smaller bookcase or display case. It is solidly built with no wobbling and the cherry finish looks gorgeous. I really like the open back which future-proofs the ability to place this against a wall or out in the open with little concern.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Professional and courteous

          • I live in a:
          • House
          • This product is used in my:
          • Living room/family room/great room
           
          4.0

          Interesting Bookcase

          By Mike T

          from Hacienda Heights

          Style Modern/contemporary

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Ample storage
          • Easy to adjust
          • Quality construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Book storage
            • Display

            Customer comments about Woodwind 44w 17d 72h Triple Open-Back Bookcase:

            We got this bookcase in the Cherry finish and it looks pretty breathtaking in person. We really like the open back which has allowed for the easy connection of music playing speakers without the need to drill a hole. The finish of the wood is pretty good but I have seen and pbought better from R&B.

            • I live in a:
            • House
            • This product is used in my:
            • Living room/family room/great room
             
            5.0

            Perfect Fit

            By Door County Girl

            from Sturgeon Bay WI

            Style Modern/contemporary

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Ample storage
            • Easy to adjust
            • Great design
            • Quality construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Display

              Customer comments about Woodwind 48w 17d 72h Double Open-Back Bookcase:

              The Woodwind design worked perfectly to display our pottery collection. The piece came in the perfect size as well!

              Service and delivery comments:

              Kind and courteous delivery folks with advance notice for delivery time.

              • I live in a:
              • House
              • This product is used in my:
              • Living room/family room/great room
               
              5.0

              Absolutely love it!

              By Tiffany Fauve

              from Western Springs, IL

              Style Mid-century modern

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Ample storage
              • Durable finish
              • Easy to adjust
              • Great design
              • Quality construction
              • Supports heavy items

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Book storage
                • Decoration
                • Display
                • Organization
                • Space saver

                Customer comments about Woodwind 48w 17d 72h Double Open-Back Bookcase:

                We love the sleek and sturdy design of the bookshelves. Perfect for display of books and decorations. Shelves are easy to adjust and we've received many compliments already.

                • I live in a:
                • House
                • This product is used in my:
                • Living room/family room/great room
                 
                5.0

                Beautiful Piece

                By staceyw

                from Las Vegas, NV

                Style Classic/traditional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Ample storage
                • Easy to adjust
                • Great design
                • Quality construction
                • Supports heavy items

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Book storage
                  • Decoration
                  • Display

                  Customer comments about Woodwind 48w 17d 72h Double Open-Back Bookcase:

                  As usual, R&B does not disappoint. Gorgeous solid wood (cherry), original design--love the asymmetry of the piece), deep shelves, even the pegs are quality/sturdy components, great lines. We have purchased many R&B products over the last 19 years. Each piece is consistently gorgeous and stands the test of time. Works great in traditional, eclectic or midCentury modern designs. We purchased the bookcase to replace a custom built in from our last house (I was so disappointed to have to leave that behind!). This plus the media cabinet are PERFECT for our new home. Primary goal was to display my knickknacks and the bonus was how deep the shelves are to hold books also---you can layer your displays from front to back or do a minimalist look with plenty of space around your items, highlighted by such rich wood.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Delivery and service were GREAT. In fact, the bookcase was damaged in the back. The back to side piece had settled/come unglued. I noticed it the day after delivery, called customer service and was promptly taken care of. They left it up to me to choose if I wanted a local furniture repair company to come fix it or have a new piece sent out. They also assured me that they would stand behind the local work, that the piece was guaranteed for life. With that assurance, we opted to have the local furniture repair company do the fix. Again, easy to work with that company too. They were prompt, careful and thorough. The bookcase has been repaired to our satisfaction, the bookcase is solid and secure, and now our things are proudly displayed. All in all, the whole repair/customer service process went smoothly are we are happy with our bookcase purchase. We will continue to buy from Room and Board.

                  • I live in a:
                  • House
                  • This product is used in my:
                  • Living room/family room/great room
                   
                  5.0

                  Happy with this bookshelf!

                  By So Betty

                  from Los Angeles

                  Style Modern/contemporary

                  Pros

                  • Ample storage
                  • Durable finish
                  • Easy to adjust
                  • Great design
                  • Quality construction
                  • Supports heavy items

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Book storage
                    • Display

                    Customer comments about Woodwind 48w 17d 72h Double Open-Back Bookcase:

                    Very versatile

                    • I live in a:
                    • House
                    • This product is used in my:
                    • Living room/family room/great room
                     
                    5.0

                    I love these bookcases and would buy them 100 times again.

                    By Jeffrey in Loring Park

                    from Minneapolis, MN

                    Style Eclectic

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Ample storage
                    • Easy to adjust
                    • Great design
                    • Quality construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Book storage
                      • Decoration
                      • Display
                      • Organization

                      Customer comments about Woodwind 44w 17d 72h Triple Open-Back Bookcase:

                      The only thing I can say about them is that I wish that I had bought them sooner!

                      I purchased in the walnut. The wood is just beautiful. The construction is great.

                      They feel so solid and substantial. I needed the open back to access a switch on the wall behind where I had planned to place the bookcases and was worried about them being unstable without a back. They are rock solid and sturdy.

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      The delivery crew was one of the best things about shopping with Room and Board. They were prompt, , super professional, and quick. I have ordered from Room and Board 3 separate times and have been delighted by the delivery team each time.

                      • I live in a:
                      • Apartment/condo
                      • This product is used in my:
                      • Living room/family room/great room

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