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Most Recent Questions
Recent Question:
Does the bookshelf provide six shelf count in the model shown?
Recent Question:
what is the depth of the shelves? also how tall is the whole unit?
Recent Question:
Does this product attach to the wall or only lean against it?
Recent Question:
Does this product arrive assembled?
Questions with Most Recent Answers
Question:
Do assembly instructions come with it?
Question:
Confused on the color Alder and espresso, can someone please explain the colors or and take a picture? thank you
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Is this product available in Black?
Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black

Customer Questions & Answers for
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, 2 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, 8 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 ago
By
SweetCarolineInMichigan
answer 3
No, I tryed to call and go online, the companies do not exist.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
mommaofallshoppers
 - Concord, CA
Question

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

asked 5 years ago
By
realmaster
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
Answers
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 3 years, 11 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, 4 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 4 years, 11 months ago
By
wlmrtshoper
 - Los Alamos, NM
Question

how much assembly is requiered and is it complicated

asked 4 years, 10 months ago
By
met13002
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Very easy assembly, step by step picture instructions.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
Pebbles98501
 - Olympia
answer 2
one hour give or take. Its not as complicated as one might think. If you run into problems or have questions on assembly you can call the Company at 800.489.3351 and they will be more than happy to answer your questions.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
DorelInd
answer 3
It's fairly easy to put together, it's helps to have two people to line everything up straight, but you can do it alone in 10-20 minutes. You need a philipshead screwdriver and a hammer and some patience with directions.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
By
Andriiya
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, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
It's actually 11 9/16 inches deep (which is 11.5625)
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
thousandays
 - Rock Hill, SC
answer 2
Yes, that is correct. The depth is 11.63 inches.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
Pebbles98501
 - Olympia
answer 3
11.5
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
SHOPPINGTIME88
 - Washington,DC
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 4 years, 10 months 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, 7 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 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 4 years, 10 months ago
By
DorelInd
Question

does this come in any other color?

asked 4 years, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, I know for sure that it comes in white, and it may come in a "woodgrain" color also
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
DonnaLovesToRead
answer 2
Yes, the bookcase comes in three colors.

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

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

asked 4 years, 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Ameriwood.com or RidgewoodRTA.com
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
RobinHoodTouchWood
 - Sunnyvale, CA
answer 2
Contact customer service, they should have the phone number.
answered 4 years ago
By
SweetCarolineInMichigan
answer 3
The web site would be www.ameriwood.com

You can also call them at
1-800-489-3351
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
By
DorelInd
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, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
2 answers
Answers
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, 4 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, 7 months ago
By
RockerAtHeart
Question

Missing assembly directions. Where can I get them or should i return the product?

This product did not have the assembly direction included. Should I return it to the store or can I find the directions online somewhere????
asked 3 years, 9 months ago
By
BayCityBlues
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
You can always call 1-800-489-3351 for assembly instructions, and go to
www.ameriwood.com/parts for any damaged parts.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
DorelInd
answer 2
I think you would be fine if you bring it back to the store! Goodluck
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
cuteprincess
 - Minnesota
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 4 years, 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
I would order another one and return that one to the store or contact customer service.
answered 4 years 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 4 years, 10 months ago
By
DorelInd
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