GERSBY Bookcase, white, 60x180 cm
GERSBY Bookcase, white, 60x180 cm
GERSBY Bookcase, white, 60x180 cm

Loads of books but short of space? This shallow bookcase holds your series collections without taking up too much floor space. Perfect for bedrooms, hallways or smaller living areas.

Article Number702.611.31

Product details

Shallow shelves help you to use the walls in your home efficiently. They hold a lot of things without taking up much space in the room.A simple unit can be enough storage for a limited space or the foundation for a larger storage solution if your needs change.We recommend you to fix the furniture to the wall with the enclosed safety fitting to prevent it from tipping over if a child climbs or hangs on it.Different wall materials require different types of fixing devices. Use fixing devices suitable for the walls in your home, sold separately.Designer

IKEA of Sweden

Article Number702.611.31
  • Basematerial:Particleboard, Plastic edging, Paper foil
    Side panel:Particleboard, Plastic edging, Plastic edging, Melamine foil, Paper foil
    Plinth front:Particleboard, Paper foil
    Back panel:Fibreboard, Acrylic paint
    Wipe clean with a cloth dampened in a mild cleaner.Wipe dry with a clean cloth.
  • By using sawmill leftovers and scrap wood in the particle board in this product, we make use of whole trees and not only the trunks. That way, we take better care of resources.We want to have a positive impact on the planet. That is why by 2030, we want all materials in our products to be recycled or renewable, and sourced in responsible ways.
  • Assembly instructionsGERSBY Bookcase702.611.31


Width: 60 cm

Depth: 24 cm

Height: 180 cm

Max. load/shelf: 13 kg

    BookcaseArticle no.702.611.31

    Width: 27 cm

    Height: 7 cm

    Length: 182 cm

    Weight: 20.00 kg

    Package(s): 1


Gersby book shelfVerified BuyerSturdy and good quality5
Looks goodVerified BuyerGood value for money5
Wardrobes is worth every penny.Verified BuyerWardrobes is worth every penny. Strong n sturdy5
Good value for the moneyVerified BuyerThis was easy to put together, just be careful about hammering in the wooden pegs. I did it and damaged the shelf a bit (because it is made of chip board). Looks good up.5
Excellent bookcaseVerified BuyerFab for the money! Really easy to attach to wall too making it safe for kiddies.5
good productVerified BuyerHappy to reccommend4
Sturdy bookshelfVerified BuyerGood value. Easy to put up. Sturdy enough to remain free standing.5
BookcasesVerified BuyerGreat products as always - shame that delivery was 7 weeks.4
Brilliant priceVerified BuyerBrilliant price5
Perfect for my little officeFern75Perfect for what I needed.5
Perfect sizeFabmstI've had Billy bookcases in the past but needed one that wasn't as wide, this was pefect plus ideal height for my loft bedroom that has low ceilings. A basic item but now packed with books it looks good.5
No frills bookcaseMrs RowlandsThere is nothing fancy about this bookcase but it’s beautifully solid with appropriately spaced shelves. It looks and feels far more expensive.5
BookcaseBooganThis is great value for money, perfect if your on a budget and looks great5
Perfect bookcaseLondonE41Very easy to put together, very sturdy too. Looks great in my daughter's bedroom. Holds loads of books and other tat without taking up too much space. A must buy for the price.5
Perfect for purposeSuem59We bought this for our granddaughter’s bedroom as it was a perfect size to fit in the space we had. We are very pleased with the quality for the price we paid. It was easy to build and looks really good with the other Ikea furniture in the room.5
Shelves ideal for displaying indoor potted plants.rummeyExcellent value for money. Easy to construct as well.5
Great value shelf unitIzzy21Great value bookcase shelving unit. Easy to assemble. Only thing I would have liked included were screw covers as the screws show on the sides. Highly recommend this item.4
Broken parts on unboxingSjo99Drove to my nearest ikea an hour away to purchase this bookcase, unboxed it to the main part completely snapped into two and the opposite side featuring a massive crack almost splitting the wood into two, clearly very poor quality or bad handling of stock in Cardiff store, cannot return as I am in Swansea, and the cost in petrol is more than the refund. Always been impressed with IKEA’s bargain furniture this piece does not meet there usual standards, do not recommend!!1
Poor Qualityxl8wl34Just bought three Gersby bookcases and all were damaged, two badly damage. All three came inside undamaged packaging , Be aware!!!1
Perfect office storageMosha1234Bought these bookshelves for my husbands man room they are perfect for all hiskin books and paperwork4

Our take on wood

Wood is the material most commonly associated with IKEA furniture, and for good reasons. It’s renewable, recyclable, durable, ages beautifully and it is an important part of our Scandinavian design heritage. At IKEA we believe that sourced in responsible way, wood is a key change driver for climate mitigation. In 2012, we set a goal that by 2020 our wood would be from more sustainable sources. We are happy to announce that we have reached this goal and today, more than 98% of the wood used for IKEA products is either FSC-certified or recycled.

Forests are critical for life on earth

Forests contribute to maintaining balance in the atmosphere, purify the air that we breathe and are part of the water cycle. They nourish wildlife biodiversity and provide homes for indigenous communities who depend on forests for their livelihoods. 90% of plant and animal species living on the planet need forests to survive. They provide sources of food, fuel, timber and many other ecosystem services that we rely upon. Sourcing approximately 19 million m3 of roundwood per year from some 50 countries, IKEA has a significant impact on the world’s forests and the timber industry and a huge responsibility to positively influence how wood is sourced. Responsible wood sourcing and forest management ensure that the needs of people dependent on forests are met, that businesses can work sustainably, that forest ecosystems are protected and biodiversity is enhanced.

100% wood from more sustainable sources

At IKEA, we work with strict industry standards to promote responsible forestry. We don’t allow any wood in our supply chain from forest areas that are illegal or contain high conservation values or from forest areas with social conflict. Before starting to work with IKEA, suppliers must demonstrate that they meet IKEA critical requirements on wood sourcing. IKEA requires all suppliers to source wood from more sustainable sources (FSC-certified or recycled wood). All suppliers are audited regularly and non-compliant suppliers are required to implement immediate corrective actions. By working together with our suppliers, we are proud to announce that we have reached our more sustainable sources goal, which we set out to achieve by 2020. Today more than 98% of the wood used for IKEA products is either FSC-certified or recycled.

IKEA Forest Positive Agenda for 2030

As pressure on the world’s forests and the surrounding eco-systems increases due to unsustainable agriculture, the expansion of infrastructure and illegal logging, it is time to take an even more holistic approach to protect and support these important resources for generations to come. The IKEA Forest Positive Agenda for 2030 set out to improve forest management, enhance biodiversity, mitigate climate change and support the rights and needs of people who depend on forests across the whole supply chain and drive innovation to use wood in even smarter ways. The agenda focuses on three key areas: • Making responsible forest management the norm across the world. • Halting deforestation and reforesting degraded landscapes. • Driving innovation to use wood in smarter ways by designing all products from the very beginning to be reused, refurbished, remanufactured, and eventually recycled.

We accomplish more by working together

For many years, IKEA has partnered with businesses, governments, social groups and non-governmental organisations to fight forest degradation and deforestation and increase the volume and availability of wood from responsibly managed forests both for our own supply chain and beyond. We are on a journey to improve global forest management and make responsible wood sourcing the industry standard, contributing to building resilient forest landscapes and improve biodiversity.

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What is particleboard?

Particleboard is made from recycled wood and sawmill waste – so wood pieces with the wrong shade, woodchips and sawdust become a valuable resource instead of being discarded. We use boards for things like bookcases, bed frames, sofas and kitchen frames. To protect from wear and moisture, we apply varnish, veneer or foil that adds to the furniture's look. The day your sofa or bed needs replacing, the material in the particleboard can be recycled into something entirely new.

Bookcase, white60x180 cm

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