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Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black

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Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black

This classic 3 shelf bookcase provides ample storage space for your books, collectables and office supplies. With 2 adjustable shelves you can customize this bookcase to meet your storage needs.
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Questions & Answers for Mainstays Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black

Question

Do either of the websites with assembly instructions for this bookcase exist?

http://search-manual-online.com/mainstays-furniture-instructions-manual.html (assembly instructions and owners manual in PDF form)

RidgewayRTA.com(Video clip showing assembly)
asked 4 years, 5 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
You can call 800-489-3351 and have a manual emailed to you or you can go to www.ameriwood.com/parts to order the manul. Please make sure to incluce the upc code found on box when requesting your manual.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
DorelInd
answer 2
Our bookshelf came with instructions. Didn't need to visit website so I'm not sure. It was easy to put together. My husband constructed it within 15 min.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
SweetCarolineInMichigan
answer 3
No, I tryed to call and go online, the companies do not exist.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
mommaofallshoppers
 - Concord, CA
Question

How much weight can each shelf hold?

I have a small-medium size fish tank. 10 gallons, I think. Wondering if I could sit it on the top shelf or if it would break it.
asked 5 years, 1 month ago
By
TayP
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
If you mean putting it on the very top of the shelf, then yes, it should hold up just fine. However, if you actually keep fish in this tank, be super careful not to get the bookshelf wet. I don't think it would withstand water damage very well at all. In my experience, the top and bottom shelves seem to hold up to quite a bit of weight. I wouldn't put it on any of the adjustable shelves, though.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
DonnaLovesToRead
answer 2
Not sure because it doesn't state weight limitation in the instructions. I have an 8x10 picture, a tiny lamp (about 3 lbs) and a small jewelry box (about 2-3 lbs) sitting on top. Seems sturdy but I can't answer your question.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
SweetCarolineInMichigan
answer 3
On the top and bottom shelf the weight limit is 50 lbs.
On the adjustable and fixed shelf the weight limit is 35lbs
answered 5 years, 1 month ago
By
DorelInd
Question

would the shelves be stable if stacking two of these on top of each other for a larger shelving unit?

asked 5 years, 3 months ago
By
realmaster
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
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answer 1
Might as well just purchase the larger bookshelf - it would be cheaper.

But if you are set on putting 2 of the smaller ones together, just make sure you nail them together securely. I don't see why it wouldn't work.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
syrferchyk
 - Philadelphia, PA
answer 2
We do not advise you stack these units as it can cause damage and would void the warranty.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
DorelInd
answer 3
Not sure if it would be stable enough to stack. But a person could always buy the 5 shelf version if necessary.
answered 5 years, 2 months ago
By
wlmrtshoper
 - Los Alamos, NM
Question

Can someone tell me the website in order to get a replacement part?

asked 5 years, 2 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Ameriwood.com or RidgewoodRTA.com
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
RobinHoodTouchWood
 - Sunnyvale, CA
answer 2
Contact customer service, they should have the phone number.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
SweetCarolineInMichigan
answer 3
The web site would be www.ameriwood.com

You can also call them at
1-800-489-3351
answered 5 years, 2 months ago
By
DorelInd
Question

What colors does this book shelf come in?

asked 5 years, 3 months ago
By
Marielawesome
 - Pflugerville
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
BLACK
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
Bargaineer2Go
 - Matthews NC
answer 2
This bookcase comes in three colors.

Black, White and Alder
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
DorelInd
answer 3
I can see black, white and brown
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
By
realmaster
Question

does this come in any other color?

asked 4 years, 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes, I know for sure that it comes in white, and it may come in a "woodgrain" color also
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
DonnaLovesToRead
answer 2
Yes, the bookcase comes in three colors.

Black, White, and Alder
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
DorelInd
answer 3
This book case comes in 3 colors; Alder, Black & White.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
By
PCOSsux
 - MA
Question

Please verify the depth of the bookcase

Is the bookcase 11.63 in depth? From the wall to the outer edge?
asked 3 years, 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
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answer 1
It's actually 11 9/16 inches deep (which is 11.5625)
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
thousandays
 - Rock Hill, SC
answer 2
Yes, that is correct. The depth is 11.63 inches.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
Pebbles98501
 - Olympia
answer 3
11.5
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
SHOPPINGTIME88
 - Washington,DC
Question

No instructions came with book shelf.

How do I put it together? No instructions came with book shelf. Mainstays 3 Shelf Bkcs-white
UPC#02998689317
asked 5 years, 1 month ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
2 answers
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answer 1
I would order another one and return that one to the store or contact customer service.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
SweetCarolineInMichigan
answer 2
If you would be so kind to call
1.800.489.3351 someone in customer service will be more than happy to email you a manaul. I do apologize for the missing manual.
answered 5 years, 1 month ago
By
DorelInd
Question

I need assemble instructions

I bought this 3-shelf bookcase but it did not contain assemble instructions...there are pieces of hardware that I do not know how to insert into the unit.....HELP

where can I get these instructions????
asked 4 years, 9 months ago
By
treja01
 - north carolina
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
The Company as a number you can call for assembly instructions. They can mail, email or fax them to you.
The phone number is as follows:

1.800.489.3351
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
DorelInd
answer 2
hope these help some how, Im not sure it you can see these. If you want I could email the pictures to you
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answered 4 years, 9 months ago
By
chooster5000
 - eastern CT
Question

can I order an additional shelf

Want to use it as a shoe rack, but would need additional shelf and pegs. Can I order them?
asked 4 years, 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes, you can call 1.800.489.3351 to order additional shelvs and pegs. The price would include two shelves, pegs, shipping and handling.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
DorelInd
answer 2
Home Depot offers individual shelves of all different sizes and colors, so I'd look there for extra shelves and pegs.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
By
RockerAtHeart
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