Blame it on Mad Men, or maybe just reading too much Style at Home or House & Home, but I've been wanting a bar. A bar cart, or even just a tall table with all our booze corralled into one place. An old bookshelf didn't cross my mind. Peter suggested it in place of a table I'd been trying, and it's been working out great ever since. Needs a little more fine-tuning, but it makes for a neat set-up in an otherwise useless nook. Love it under my vintage clock, too. Cheers!