Veneered Credenza

This project has a lot to offer — a sleek, eye-catching design, practical storage, and last but not least, a unique shop experience.

The clean, "retro" styling of this veneered credenza is a perfect example of the design concept "less is more." The idea is that you don't always need ornate detail to make a statement. Simply strip things down to the basics and allow a few, well-chosen design elements to carry the load. But this project isn't short on practical features and interesting woodworking. For starters, the storage possibilities are plain to see. The large drawers along with the enclosed shelf space offer versatile options. The credenza could find a home in the dining room, living room, office, or even the bedroom. The basic casework is really pretty straightforward, but it's the details that make the difference. The tapered legs, beveled case trim, the small, framed windows, and of course, the straight-grained fir veneer all present a great opportunity to take on some new challenges.



What You Get:

  • 17 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
  • More than 100 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
  • Shop-tested tips and techniques
  • Cutting diagram, materials list
  • Retail sources for hardware and supplies

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