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72" Carson 5 Shelf Bookcase with Doors - Threshold™

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$200.00 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • 5 spacious shelves are great for storage or displaying items
  • Bottom 2 shelves are hidden behind cabinet doors
  • Towering, vertical design saves on space
  • Clean, modern lines make it easy to mix in with any style of decor
  • Assembly instructions linked below under the "From the manufacturer" section

Description

Every well-read person deserves a place where they can store all of their literary treasures, and the Carson 5-Shelf Bookcase with Doors from Threshold™ is perfect for the job. This stately piece of furniture sets the stage for any dining room or home office with its gorgeous wood finishes and generous storage space. Keep your books and belongings in any of the three open shelves or the two adjustable lower shelves hidden behind cabinet doors.

Overall Width: 30.6 inches
Overall Height: 72 inches
Overall Depth: 13.7 inches
Distance between exterior shelves: 11.2 inches
Distance from floor to bottom of bottom shelf: 3.5 inches
Distance between side frames: 28.9 inches
Depth of Shelf: 12.4 inches
Overall width between legs: 26.7 inches
Overall depth between legs: 12.2 inches
Depth between legs: 12.4 inches
Interior shelf depth: 11.4 inches
Distance between interior shelves: 11.8 inches
Door width: 13.2 inches
Door height: 23.9 inches
Number of Pieces: 1
Dimensions (Overall): 72 Inches (H) x 30.6 Inches (W) x 13.6 Inches (D)
Weight: 66.88 Pounds
Holds up to: 65 Pounds
Material: Plywood, MDF (Medium-Density Fiberboard), Particle Board (Frame)
Surface Material: Laminate
Features: Open Shelves
Assembly Details: Adult Assembly Required, Tools Not Provided
Includes: Anti-Tip Anchoring Hardware
Material: Furniture Hardware: Steel
Number of Shelves: 5
Maximum Shelf Weight Capacity: 65 Pounds
Number of Doors: 2
TCIN: 13864634
UPC: 677446127778
Item Number (DPCI): 249-14-0043
Origin: Imported
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it.

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 74.2 inches length x 15.7 inches width x 7.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 70 pounds
We regret that this item cannot be shipped to PO Boxes.
This item cannot be shipped to the following locations: United States Minor Outlying Islands, American Samoa (see also separate entry under AS), Puerto Rico (see also separate entry under PR), Virgin Islands, U.S., APO/FPO, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam (see also separate entry under GU)
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Q: I'm looking for a bookcase put next to my fireplace that can hold my DVD player and cable box. Does this bookcase have a cutout in the back that would allow the cords to plug into the wall?

submitted by Kimberleylcain - 7 years ago
  • A: Hello Kimberleylcain - Thanks for asking about the Carson 5 Shelf Bookcase. This bookcase does not have a cutout in the back. The backing is a stained thick plywood material. Enjoy your shopping. -Yamell

    submitted byYamell - 7 years ago
    Target staff support
  • A: I actually left the whole back off the book case. The color of my wall looked really nice as a back drop! You could do the same if you want the dvd player on the lower shelf so you dont see all the cords hanging down.

    submitted byJordan - 7 years ago
  • A: No, but the backer board is thin and it would be very easy to drill your own using a hole saw drill bit.

    submitted bycraftymama - 11 months ago
  • A: No, but it is super easy to do using a holesaw. You attach it to a drill and it will create a round hole.

    submitted byBrenda M - 7 years ago
  • A: The book shelves you inquired about are sturdy and strong. I actually have 10 of this styles of shelves (in various shapes and sizes) around the house. Unfortunately, the shelves do not have a cut out for cords cables. I have two answers/sugestoins to answer your question: 1. I have cables running out of the back of one of my shelves. I did not screw the back panel at all points, creating a gap between to shelf and the back paneling large enough to run the cables through. The gap is not noticeable from the front of the shelf. 2. If you have the tools to do so, you could always cut a whole where you would need the cutout for your cables. The shelves are great and I would recommend purchasing them.

    submitted byMr E - 7 years ago
  • A: I see this question is insanely old, but answering for others. I had multiple of these and I cut a small hole myself in a discrete place and it worked well.

    submitted byWgibbs - 7 months ago

Q: Would it look weird if you left the cabinet doors off?

submitted by marisaj - 5 years ago
  • A: Hi marisaj - Thanks for your interest in this modern bookcase with doors. The bookcase is intended to be assembled including the doors. We're unable to guarantee performance and quality with the missing pieces. We hope you find the right bookcase for your space. Thanks for stopping by! – Terra

    submitted byTerra - 5 years ago
    Target staff support
  • A: Yes, I see the other open bookcase option but the gray version is currently out of stock. Do you know if it will ever be available again? I'm wondering if I should wait on it or not.

    submitted bymarisaj - 5 years ago
  • A: Hi Marisaj, Thank you for your inquiry regarding the 72" Carson 5 Shelf Bookcase with Doors. We do agree with Target's response, however, we also make this in a version without doors, it is called "72" Carson 5 Shelf Bookcase - Threshold™". Please let us know if you have any other questions.

    submitted byToo Furniture Expert - 5 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Will two bookcases fit flush next to each other?

submitted by hate2shop - 7 years ago
  • A: Yes, mine are side by side. They are on a hard wood floor and there is occasionally a gap between them created from slight shifting. I just push them back together and they are fine. They will not look like built ins because you will see the slight gaps between them.

    submitted bytvcb - 7 years ago
  • A: we bought two in the grey color and put them side by side and they look nice next to each other.

    submitted byholliday143 - 6 years ago
  • A: They will fit flush to one another as best they can. They won't be as professional built in cabinets. But I think you will be satisfied. Be sure to use the safety tab to secure in place! Love the look!

    submitted bydeco156 - 7 years ago

Q: Is the Rustic color more grey-washed or more of a warm wood color?

submitted by katiew - 7 years ago
  • A: yes, it is grey washed

    submitted byYuye - 7 years ago
  • A: Yes, it is more grey washed.

    submitted byShar4499 - 7 years ago
  • A: It is more of a warm wood color, very dark brown almost black. It is a very nice addition to my son's bedroom and looks great as his book/storage shelf.

    submitted byAmy - 7 years ago

Q: what is the width and depth?

submitted by Robin - 1 year ago
  • A: Hello Robin - Thanks for your inquiry. The overall dimensions are 72 Inches (H) x 30.6 Inches (W) x 13.6 Inches (D). I hope this helps! - Lexie

    submitted byAnswer - 1 year ago
    Target staff support

Q: Is it possible to get an additional shelf? I have thin things to go on the upper portion but don't want to sacrifice the shelf inside the lower cabinet. Please tell me there is a way to order an extra shelf and pins!

submitted by Kelly - 4 years ago
  • A: Hi Kelly - I'm glad you're checking. For the stability of this bookcase, it's best to follow the assembly instructions. It's intended to be enjoyed as it appears. Hope that helps. – Terra

    submitted byTerra - 4 years ago
    Target staff support
  • A: I'm also looking to add an extra shelf as the items I have are quite short and I'd like to take advantage of the space I have.

    submitted byHayle - 4 years ago

Q: I ordered this and I am picking it up at my local Target. How big is the box that it comes in? I am concerned it will not fit in my Ford Escape (small SUV). Thank you!

submitted by Grace - 6 years ago
  • A: Hi Grace - I hope you enjoy your new bookcase. It's a handsome unit for storing and displaying your favorite books. The package dimensions measure 74" L x 16" W x 7.5" H. Thanks for shopping Target! - Philip

    submitted byPhilip - 6 years ago
    Target staff support
  • A: I have a VW Beetle and it fit in there from back to passenger side.

    submitted byGladysL - 6 years ago

Q: what color is expresso it ishard to tell

submitted by Pat - 6 years ago
  • A: Hi Pat - We're seeing the "Espresso" color of this 5 Shelf Bookcase to be a rich brown with an almost dark burgundy undertone. We're hoping this information helps. Thanks for asking a great question. -Michael

    submitted byMichael - 6 years ago
    Target staff support
  • A: Just so you know, in daylight the espresso color has a purple-ish hue. It doesn’t have a very natural tone. We moved them to our basement media room and they look like a dark brown (like espresso coffee) and the purple hue isn’t noticeable.

    submitted byCbottomley - 6 years ago

Q: Would I be able to fit Up and Up 2" binders on each shelf - just wondering if the shelves are tall enough to be useful in my office. Tia for your help.

submitted by Blecky - 6 years ago
  • A: The bottom shelf will hold the binders but the top 2 are smaller.

    submitted byBridgett - 6 years ago
  • A: Hello Blecky - The Carson 5 Shelf Bookcase with Doors will help display your favorite collection pieces. The shelves are adjustable, and when fixed in the middle position they measure 12.9" H x 26.7" W x 12.2" D. The 2" up & up binder measures 11.4" L x 3.66" W x 11.7" D. I hope this helps. Enjoy furniture shopping. - Yamell

    submitted byYamell - 6 years ago
    Target staff support

Q: Is this more of a 'natural' rustic or gray?

submitted by Shewantstoknow18 - 6 years ago
  • A: Hi there - I would be happy to better clarify the color of this beautiful bookcase. The rustic color choice can be described as natural wood with gray undertones. Hope it's what you're looking for! - Jenny

    submitted byJenny - 6 years ago
    Target staff support
  • A: it's defiantly more on the grey side. We have grey furniture and these shelves match nicely.

    submitted byholliday143 - 6 years ago
3.9 out of 5 stars with 1249 reviews
80% would recommend
860 recommendations
design: 4.36 out of 5
value: 3.86 out of 5
ease of assembly: 4.03 out of 5
quality: 3.57 out of 5

Good Buy

5 out of 5 stars
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Flabbergasted - 24 days ago, Verified purchaser
Very sturdy and useful. Game changer in my kids rooms. I have one in each of their rooms.
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Book Shelf

4 out of 5 stars
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Brian - 4 months ago
Isn't the most sturdy thing in the world but if just holding books and decorative pieces works great. Has a pretty modern look so fits well with most things. Little difficult to assemble.
design: 5 out of 5
ease of assembly: 3 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
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Do not recommend

1 out of 5 stars
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KT - 4 months ago
The "laminate" is basically paper and was ripping off within a few months. Don't try to move with this, the hinges will break.
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HORRIBLE

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Rosie - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
Arrived broken, flimsy, poor quality and poor customer service to make it even more difficult for everyone involved. Broken in 3 places upon arrival.
ease of assembly: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
design: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
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Ikea is better

1 out of 5 stars
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Not recommend - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
The design is great, but it's MDF material that's not heavy at all, and I had to drill a hole because there was no hole at all when I put the back panel in. The hinges were already attached to the door, but when I put them together the door height was off. I bought two and I think I'll have to return one.
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OK

3 out of 5 stars
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Targetreviewer227 - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
I have ordered a few of these. Not the best quality but they get the job done. I received one that arrived damaged and had to lug back to the store. The design is beautiful. Simple and elegant. They are prone to knicks and scuffs but nothing a little touch-up paint won't cover. Overall not bad.
design: 5 out of 5
ease of assembly: 3 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 3 out of 5
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Very Nice Bookcase

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
FarmBoyMomma - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Very attractive bookcase. Like the detailing. Gave 4 stars because of the three I ordered, one had some split pieces and I feel they’re a tad overpriced for what they are. They aren’t the sturdiest, we reinforced ours to the wall, Bought three and have them together as faux built-ins in our home office.
ease of assembly: 4 out of 5
design: 5 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
value: 3 out of 5
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Good bookshelf overall

4 out of 5 stars
et_dogs - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
Nice bookshelves overall, a few pieces weren’t perfect, though.
design: 5 out of 5
quality: 3 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
ease of assembly: 4 out of 5
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Very Disappointing

1 out of 5 stars
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Very Disappointing - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
I was hopeful the quality of these bookcases would be high given they are Threshold. I ordered two for our office. It was so disappointing when I opened the first one and the quality and craftsmanship was so poor. The side inserts are paper thin and not glued in, allowing them to pop out. The backing is thin as well. Lastly, after unpacking the entire bookcase pieces from the box, the last long side piece was destroyed and made the whole bookcase un-usable and had to repacked. I wanted to be able to give thi a 5-star review and recommend to others, but unfortunately, for this item, I am not able to and had to return both from my purchase.
quality: 1 out of 5
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Love it!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Missy - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
Easy to put together, sturdy with lots of storage. I upgraded a little with different knobs & press & stick wallpaper (also from Target) on the back.
quality: 5 out of 5
ease of assembly: 5 out of 5
design: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Buy at your own risk

1 out of 5 stars
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B - 9 months ago
Bought in store. Box looked good. When I brought it home and opened it up, it had a huge gash in the side piece and large punctures/scratches elsewhere. Literally unusable. Customer service told me via chat that to get a refund I had to take the 100+ pound box back to the store, where I'm sure they're going to trash it.
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Better than a basic book shelf.

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Natural Oil Creations - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
Great shelving for my needs! Bottom hides away things I want out of sight and top shelves are great for displaying things. Perfect size for room and I like that it had some style to it.
design: 5 out of 5
ease of assembly: 4 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Nice inexpensive shelves

4 out of 5 stars
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Samvann - 10 months ago
these shelves look nice and didn't break the bank. they were also relatively easy to put together and didn't take too long.
design: 5 out of 5
ease of assembly: 5 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Pretty good!

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Snc - 10 months ago
the back panel is very cheap, you can see the line where it folded pretty obviously. but it's really nice other than that!
quality: 4 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
ease of assembly: 5 out of 5
design: 4 out of 5
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Great!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
MJR - 10 months ago
The shelves were easy for my husband and I to put together & look nice. I would buy them again.
ease of assembly: 5 out of 5
design: 5 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Great for kitchen!

5 out of 5 stars
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ihearttarget - 11 months ago, Verified purchaser
Great quality for the price!! I put two of these and a slimmer one together to create a “China cabinet” in our kitchen. Added some rechargeable magnetic lights underneath too.
design: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
ease of assembly: 5 out of 5
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Do not recommend

2 out of 5 stars
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Mbrown - 11 months ago, Verified purchaser
Seems very cheap. Didn’t sit level and material isn’t very heavy duty.
value: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
ease of assembly: 3 out of 5
design: 3 out of 5
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DO NOT BUY THIS

1 out of 5 stars
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Mary A - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
Trash…………………………………………………….
ease of assembly: 2 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
design: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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Not solid wood, but beautiful and functional!

4 out of 5 stars
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Julesbrns - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
These are great bookcases for adding storage to any room. I lined several up and actually added different ones from the same collection to “eat up” a big wall in my house. I love having cabinets to hide board games, etc. and then having easy access to my books and not worrying about my little kids getting at them. These work well and have the look I wanted. They are not sturdy solid wood, but they do the trick. One came broken and had to be exchanged, the material just isn’t that thick, but they hold a lot of weight and look really nice, even if they aren’t solid wood. It took me about 45 minutes to put together each of the big ones (but it was streamlined once I’d done one). The directions are clear and the steps aren’t too difficult. Highly recommend using a drill for the little screws for the back panels (made the mistake of using a screw driver the first time around which took ages). All in all, would purchase again!
value: 4 out of 5
design: 5 out of 5
ease of assembly: 5 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
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Good bookshelf for the price

4 out of 5 stars
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Kelsie - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
Unsure about purchasing because of the mixed reviews but decided to go with it because I have the tv stand of the same brand/collection. It is nice but the wood is a little thinner than I expected and it is not as stable as I would like. It rocks a little bit. Also has odd markings that look like scuffs or cuts but I guess it’s part of the design because they are all over.
ease of assembly: 5 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
design: 4 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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