Craftsman Sideboard

This classic sideboard is built with solid, mortise and tenon construction, distinctive Craftsman details, and in a perfect size for your home.

Just right. That’s what comes to mind when looking at this sideboard. Especially the size. Craftsman sideboards of the past can dominate a dining room with their generous proportions. But this one is smaller — scaled for today’s homes. When it comes to the construction, this project takes no shortcuts. It features solid-wood panels and traditional mortise and tenon joinery, which means it’s built to last. We’ve even included a table saw technique for cutting the twin tenons used on the front rail. Turn to page 38 for more on this. The sideboard shown here is built from white oak. (Cherry would be another great choice). And I’ll show you a simple technique to get the distinctive rays and flecks of quartersawn grain on all four leg faces.

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What You Get:

  • 15 pages of step-by-step instructions
  • 95 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
  • Tips and techniques from our shop
  • Cutting diagram, materials list
  • Retail sources for hardware and supplies

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