Dining room buffet

Submitted by jwillo on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 19:49

This was my husband's and my second furniture build, and the first with doors! We went ahead and followed the dimensions in the instructions, and even with wood that was 3.5, we still had doors that were a little short. I figure it adds character. Hinges were a little difficult for us, as we are new to woodworking DIY projects, but I'm very happy with the final project. Edge banding, magnetic clasps, and stain throughout really makes it look like a nice, finished piece. Thanks, Ana!

A side note on timing, for us this was a long weekend project that took us in to the next week. For others, I am sure it could go much quicker. That time also included finishing.

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
$200, not counting the new nail gun we purchased. :-)
Estimated Time Investment
Week Long Project (20 Hours or More)
Type of Wood
Purebond plywood in birch, pine, and birch edge-banding
Finish Used
Minwax English Chestnut--one coat.
Recommended Skill Level
Intermediate

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