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.
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- Metric (unavailable)
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
Note: After your purchase, you will receive an email containing a PDF attachment of your purchased plan, as well as instructions for logging in to download the plan and access any other associated files and videos, which will all be located on this page.
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.