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10' Classic Wood Ladder Kit, Oak
10' Classic Wood Ladder Kit, Oak Item #: 48321
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$399.99
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10' Classic Wood Ladder Kit, Cherry
10' Classic Wood Ladder Kit, Cherry Item #: 48742
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Special Price $349.99 Regular Price $399.99
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10' Classic Wood Ladder Kit, Maple
10' Classic Wood Ladder Kit, Maple Item #: 46440
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$399.99
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Rockler 10" Classic Rolling Library Ladder - Wood Kits

Item #
GRP32227_3
Rating:
86% of 100
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Rockler 10" Classic Rolling Library Ladder - Wood Kits

Build your own customized rolling ladder system! Safely reach the highest shelves in your library, wine cellar, workshop or other out-of-reach spaces while adding a classic look to your home. You'll find our prices are competitive and the quality of our hardware is unmatched. Detailed plan supplied with hardware kit. Use our Ladder Design Wizard to customize your own ladder system to your application and preference. After selecting your options and features, you will obtain a Bill of Materials that is your guide for ordering.


With our new wood ladder kits, building your own rolling library ladder is truly as easy as 1, 2, 3 — sand, finish, and assemble. All parts are cut, shaped, bullnosed, dadoed and drilled to accept the corresponding Library Ladder Hardware (sold separately). The ladder kits are available in three heights: 8' , 9' and 10'; and in three wood species: oak, cherry and maple, all fully machined from clear, carefully selected lumber. Each kit includes a 1-1/4" wooden top spindle, or you can purchase a decorative aluminum spindle (#49958, Sold Separately) if you wish.

  • Lumber kit hardware sold separately.
  • There is an additional $180.00 shipping charge for 10' kits.
(1) Lumber Kit for Rockler Rolling Library Ladder
(1) 1-1/4" Wooden top spindle
More Information
Brand Rockler
Weight 1.0000
Tech Spec
  • All parts are cut, shaped, bullnosed, dadoed and drilled
  • Just sand, finish and assemble
  • 10' Wood Component Kits include 9 steps
  • Hole for top dowel is a 1/8" pilot hole
Technical Documents
Prop 65 WarningWARNING: Cancer & Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

Prop 65 WarningWARNING: Drilling, sawing, sanding or machining wood products can expose you to wood dust, a substance known to the State of California to cause cancer. Avoid inhaling wood dust or use a dust mask or other safeguards for personal protection. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/wood.
4.3 / 5.0
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Wonderful addition to my bookcase
My wife and I completed a built in bookcase home improvement project at our home. Using the library ladder kit was an easy way to take our Do It Yourself project from good to WOW.
Thanks
March 27, 2017
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
Outstanding quality
I have been very pleased with all aspects of my Rockler experience. The wood (I selected cherry) was beautiful and very well prepped. The hardware is high quality and easy to install. Delivery occurred very promptly and was well packaged.
Ladder from the side
Ladder from straight ahead
February 12, 2017
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
nice
good quility easy to assemble
December 18, 2016
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Excellent quality
All parts were perfectly cut. Excellent quality wood and design. I sanded and finished with two coats of spar urethane and it looks great.
May 18, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great for the price
I purchased this ladder kit for a library I built for a client out of cherry. For the price, this is an excellent kit. There are a few tweaks that would vastly improve the design.

Firstly, it would be nice if the mitered corners of the treads were beveled to the same degree as the dados of the ladder rails. Unfortunately they are not so you end up with either the top (or bottom) of each tread overhanging a small amount. Also, be sure to thoroughly sand each piece before finishing. There were lots of machine marks and some burrs from the dado cuts and predrilled holes.

As mentioned in another review, I would recommend drilling out the holes for the underwire tread supports to 7/16" as opposed to the 3/8" they are drilled for. The barrel nuts will glide much smoother. Also, do this step after assembly as, in my case anyway, some of the barrel nuts bottomed out on the sides of the treads. Overall, I am happy with the product and my clients are over the moon with excitement.

A small amount of retooling on the manufacturer's part would definitely make this a five star product.
November 20, 2016
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
For the money a nice kit the holes for the underwire tread support not located in the right spot needed to drill them out larger however overall l pretty nice !!
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Added Aug 10, 2016
August 10, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Just what we needed.
My husband and I built this (in cherry) for a storage loft in our bedroom. It looks great. The only problem was that our little quarter-inch drill wasn't powerful enough to drill holes in the cherry or screw in the screws. We had to borrow a contractor's drill to do it. Also, the screws were too soft, and the heads too easily stripped. Perhaps a little pre-drilled holes and harder screws would have helped.
July 9, 2015
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Poor quality control
The attached picture is representative of all the dados on one of the ladder rails. One pass of the cutter was not at the same depth as the other leaving a .025 inch depth difference. The other rail looked very nice. This seemingly small depth offset on the bottom of the dado causes the ladder step to tilt from perpendicular by 0.7 inches at the other end. I had to use a chisel to fix all the dado cuts on the rail.
I spent the money for the wood kit because I believed your manufacturing fixture would produce a very nice dado something that would take me a long time to design and set up. Fortunately I knew enough to fix it before applying glue.
Bottom of step dado not even.  All dados on one rail looked like this.
Bottom of step dado not even. All dados on one rail looked like this.
May 21, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
Simple and Easy not so Heavy and Wide as other ladders
George O on Jan 30, 2017
price
Roberta C on Jan 9, 2017
Simple and Easy not so Heavy and Wide as other ladders
George O on Jan 30, 2017
It was part of the kit
Lisa M on Jan 27, 2017
price
Roberta C on Jan 9, 2017
Good Value
Jpc on Jan 3, 2017
Your wizard recommended this
steve s on Nov 25, 2016
I'm building some built-ins for the livingroom, and have always wanted a library ladder. I probably won't have too many things up top that I need to access, but the ladder will look cool!
lily c on Oct 4, 2016
Chose unfinished maple so I can stain to match woodwork in room where ladder will be installed.
James D on Jul 28, 2016
My customer thought it was a great idea.
Dennis M on Jun 14, 2016
Price, oak
Kevin K on Aug 6, 2015
Best price and shipped to Canada
Ronda M on May 15, 2015
Love it!
Lowell C E on May 14, 2015
Ease of ordering a quality roiling ladder for a kitchen
James M on Apr 24, 2015
It is difficult to buy cherry wood in my town, so my contractor recommended ordering the wood to go with the rolling ladder kit.
Marj C on Apr 21, 2015
It was part of the kit
Lisa M on Jan 27, 2017
Good Value
Jpc on Jan 3, 2017
what are the dimensions of the wheels? And what is the outside to outside dimensions of the ladder, including wheels?
Dianne S on Oct 25, 2016
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Rockler Classic Rolling Library Ladder - Ladder Hardware, Satin Black
can rail be installed at 96" above floor and 8" ladder work?
Rick G on Apr 8, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No, the center of the rail has to be 93-3/4" off the floor for an 8ft ladder to work properly
Can these be used as loft ladders? Saw a comment about not climbing as high as the dowel and got concerned.
ben y on Dec 13, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Sorry no, these are not a style recommended for use for loft access.
I assume these ladders can be pushed flat against the wall when not in use. If this is the case, how far from the wall does the ladder protrude when in this vertical stored position?
A shopper on Jul 12, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the hook hardware you attach to the top of the ladder allows the hooks to slide up and down. So you should be able to store the ladder flat against the wall when not in use. I have mine attached to a loft in a shed, so I can't accurately replicate your situation. But in my attempt to place the ladder in a vertical position, the point that protrudes the farthest is up at the top of the ladder where the hooks attach to the rail. At that point, my ladder sticks out 6 1/2". At the bottom of the ladder where you should be able to butt directly against the wall, the ladder rungs will be the determining factor since they stick out on both the front and back of the ladder rails. The steps that came in my kit are 4 1/2" wide. Hope this helps.
Craig - Duncanville, TX
how wide is the assembled ladder?
A shopper on Aug 31, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Assembled ladder is 16 1/2 inches outside to outside of the ladder.
Can a rail be installed at 102 inches for the 9 ft ladder to work?
Kathy G on Jun 2, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes. The bracket that hooks over the rail has some built in slack which can handle a few inches of variance from the full 108" level. When the ladder is pulled out to the use position, it will just be at a slightly less steep angle to the floor than if the rail was at 108".
Can this ladder system work if I have a corner? Would I be able to move it around a corner or pick it up and move it to the other wall?
Kayce U on Jul 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you can pick it up and move it to the other wall (it is not very heavy and on wheels), you just need to install two tracks, one on each wall. i have it installed this way and it works well.
what is the weight capacity of your ladders?
Mary Jo K on May 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 300 lbs.
Can the 8ft ladder be shortened?
Mark F on Jun 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes it can, I only needed a 6 and half foot ladder. Very easy to shorten it.
I would like to mount the rails on the underside of a beam. Will the hardware sets accommodate this?
Seth N on Sep 4, 2015
BEST ANSWER: You should be able to mount the hardware below a beam. The issue that we see would be the rolling ladder will hit the mounts and have to be lifted off the track and around the brackets.
Is there a way to lock the wheels? This thing rolls very easily.
Julie H on Feb 26, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I've installed two of these systems. There's no way that I know of to lock the wheels.
What would you use to cut the rails to length?
Jack D on Nov 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: We used a metal cutting band saw but a fine tooth sawzall blade would work.
Can you easily take the ladder off of one rail and place it on a different rail. We need the ladder for a closet and want 2 separate rails on the parallel walls?
Kasie on Oct 31, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes for sure!! We have same setup in our pantry with rails on both sides- left wall and right wall - and we can easily move ladder back and forth across the room depending on what we need to reach. The hooks at the top of the ladder just sit on top of the rails and are easy to detach.
Does this ladder system work on carpeting?
Matt M on Feb 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, I think it will work fine.
Does the 10 ft ladder come with attached hardware as in picture?
Susie on Jan 27, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes all of the pictured hardware is included.
how do you find an installer?
Rockler on Jun 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I will find a local millwork hardware supplier they should know somebody qualified to do the job
What is actually in the ladder kit? Why don't you have the kit contents and specifications listed? Can I purchase the hooks at the top separately? With a 10 foot ladder, how high is the top step, when the bottom of the ladder is fully extended from the wall?
Allen L on Sep 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The 10' Rockler Classic Rolling Library Ladder - Wood Kits that you posted this question under includes the wood ladder components in your choice of Oak, Cherry or Maple.

In order to determine and purchase the remainder of the ladder components, including the track, hooks, wheels, mounting brackets and other hardware please click on the red Ladder Design Wizard banner and enter your choices. The wizard will allow you to print or email the full Bill of Materials, including prices.

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact Rockler Customer Support.
On a 8' ladder how far off the cabinet face does it stand? If the rise is 8' then the run is what?
Keith H on Jul 31, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I set my poles to the all which makes the top section of the ladder 3.5" away from the wall. The bottom can be pulled closed to 90 degrees at 16" away from wall on base of ladder to as far as 27" away from the wall on base of ladder.
At what width are the track brackets mounted from each other? Are they adjustable? Or must they be mounted at an exact width?
Doug R on Jan 22, 2017
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Standard Wall Bracket for Rolling Barn Door Track, Black
BEST ANSWER: They need to be right next to each other at the center of the door opening (if you have 2 doors). Then the tracks need to be double the width of the door.
I need a small ladder 3' height do you have that?
Wendy on Nov 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Sorry we only have them in 8', 9' and 10'
Is the ladder kit already pre drilled and dadoed?
Barry P on Oct 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The uprights are pre drilled and dadoed. The steps, however are not.
Is it possible to install the 8" ladder hardware rail at 90" instead of 93.5" and simply increase the lean angle of the ladder? The highest mounting point in my space maxes out at 90" only. Thanks!
R H on Sep 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes. You can achieve great results one of two ways while keeping the angle of the treads parallel to the floor. First, the brackets that mount to the ladder rails which hook to the guide rail have some adjustability up and down. Second, you can trim the bottom of the ladder prior to attaching the rollers. I would suggest assembly without fasteners first to see which option works best for you. It might be that a combination of the two will also work. Hope this helps.

Josh- Kalamazoo, MI
what is the footprint depth? or how far out does the ladder come from the rail?
Sam N on Sep 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: ladders extend out 25% of the ladder height.
Does the price include all the metal hardware: tracks, brackets, etc.?
Frank Z on Apr 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No, these kits are the wood only.
How much does the ladder weigh?
A shopper on Jul 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Just the ladder would weigh about 25 pounds
Can the dowel support someone stepping on it?
Kathy G on Jun 23, 2015
BEST ANSWER: no, the dowel is only used for your top hand support. One would never use this style ladder to climb up as high as to step on the dowel at the top.
Do you have track to go around curves and rail less than 6'?
Ren S on Jun 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: We do not carry curved track at this time
Can the 8' ladder rail be installed at 91" and still work?
Whitney P on Mar 2, 2017