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Most Recent Questions
Recent Question:
how does it snap-fit? I have a 3 shelf - comes with 4 small plastic round things.
Recent Question:
Are extra shelves sold individual
Recent Question:
What is the depth from back to front of one of the shelves (not the base of the unit)?
Recent Question:
Are there doors that can be attached to cover some of the cubbies?
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What is the inside depth of the shelves? I need the inside depth, not the overall depth.
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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 3 years, 10 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, 4 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 3 years, 8 months ago
By
SweetCarolineInMichigan
answer 3
No, I tryed to call and go online, the companies do not exist.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
mommaofallshoppers
 - Concord, CA
Question

What material is this bookcase made out of? I have one and don't know if I can crackle paint it.

asked 4 years, 6 months ago
By
pbrl
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
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answer 1
I believe it's made out of a heavy particle board. I spray painted mine with flat black paint... I would just put a light base coat on before crackle painting.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
syrferchyk
 - Philadelphia, PA
answer 2
It's particle board (not real wood). Do not crackle paint it unless you prime it first. Not sure if it would work for you but I personally wouldn't do it.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
SweetCarolineInMichigan
answer 3
The unit is made out of particale board. This unit is unable to be painted. If you have any questions please feel free to call 1.800.489.3351 they will be more than happy to assist you.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
DorelInd
Question

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

asked 4 years, 7 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, 7 months ago
By
RobinHoodTouchWood
 - Sunnyvale, CA
answer 2
Contact customer service, they should have the phone number.
answered 3 years, 8 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 4 years, 7 months ago
By
DorelInd
Question

does this come in any other color?

asked 4 years, 4 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, 3 months ago
By
DonnaLovesToRead
answer 2
Yes, the bookcase comes in three colors.

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

how much assembly is requiered and is it complicated

asked 4 years, 6 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, 3 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 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, 6 months ago
By
Andriiya
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, 6 months ago
By
TayP
on Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcase, Black
3 answers
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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, 3 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 3 years, 8 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 4 years, 6 months ago
By
DorelInd
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, 3 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, 3 months ago
By
thousandays
 - Rock Hill, SC
answer 2
Yes, that is correct. The depth is 11.63 inches.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
Pebbles98501
 - Olympia
answer 3
11.5
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
SHOPPINGTIME88
 - Washington,DC
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, 4 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 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, 3 months ago
By
RockerAtHeart
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, 6 months 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 3 years, 8 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 4 years, 6 months 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, 2 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 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, 2 months ago
By
chooster5000
 - eastern CT
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