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Free Plans to Build a Farmhouse Sideboard

Another beautiful sideboard perfect for entertaining your holiday guests! The free plans to build a Farmhouse Sideboard are complete with four drawers, a cabinet with a shelf, and concealed wine storage. What’s not to love??

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Materials:

  • 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws
  • 1-1/4″ screws
  • Two sets of hinges
  • Hardware for the doors and large drawer
  • Edge banding for the exposed edges of the plywood, optional
  • Finishing Supplies

Lumber:

  • 7 – 2×2 at 8′
  • 6 – 1×3 at 8′
  • One quarter sheet of 1/2″ plywood
  • Two sheets of 3/4″ plywood

Cut List:

  • 4 – 2×2 at 42-1/4″ – Legs
  • 4 – 2×2 at 16″ – Side Frames
  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 16″ x 21″ – Side Panels
  • 2 – 2×2 at 59-1/2″ – Back Frame
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 21″ x 59-1/2″ – Back Panel
  • 4 – 2×2 at 59-1/2″ – Stretchers
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 16″ x 59-1/2″ – Bottom
  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 17-1/2″ x 22-1/2″ – Dividers
  • 20 – 1×3 at 19″ – Slats
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 16-3/4″ x 18″ – Cabinet Shelf
  • 3 – 3/4″ plywood at 17-1/2″ x 22″ – Center Shelves
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 12″ x 16-3/4″ – Wine X
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 12-3/4″ x 16-3/4″ – Wine X
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 16-3/4″ x 25-1/2″ – Wine X
  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 16-3/4″ x 18″ – Wine Cubby
  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 16-3/4″ x 19-1/2″ – Wine Cubby
  • 4 – 3/4″ plywood at 16″ x 20-1/4″ – Drawer Bottoms
  • 6 – 3/4″ plywood at 3-3/4″ x 16″ – Small Drawer Sides
  • 6 – 3/4″ plywood at 3-3/4″ x 21-3/4″ – Small Drawer Front & Back
  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 6-1/2″ x 16″ – Large Drawer Sides
  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 6-1/2″ x 21-3/4″ – Large Drawer Front & Back
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 19-1/2″ x 63-1/2″ – Top
  • 4 – 1×3 at 20-3/4″ – Door Frames
  • 4 – 1×3 at 12-3/4″ – Door Frames
  • 2 – 1/2″ plywood at 12-3/4″ x 15-3/4″ – Door Panels

Free Plans to Build a Joss Main Inspired Farmhouse Sideboard

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If using edge banding, it should be applied to the plywood before assembly.

Step One

Cut the pieces for the legs, side frames and side panels. Drill pocket holes as shown. Assemble using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

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Step Two

Cut the pieces for the back frame and panel. Drill pocket holes as shown. Assemble using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

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Step Three

Cut the pieces for the stretchers. Drill pocket holes as shown. Assemble as shown using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

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Step Four

Cut the piece for the bottom. Drill pocket holes at all four edges then attach as shown using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

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Step Five

Cut the pieces for the dividers. Cut the notch as shown using a jigsaw. Drill pocket holes as shown, then attach using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

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Step Six

Cut the pieces for the slats. Space them approximately 1/2″ apart and secure them to the lowest stretchers using glue and countersunk 1-1/4″ screws.

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Step Seven

Cut the piece for the cabinet shelf. Drill pocket holes at each side as well as the back and secure to the cabinet using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

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Step Eight

Cut the pieces for the center shelves. Drill pocket holes at each side as well as the back of each piece and secure to the cabinet using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

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Step Nine

Cut the pieces for the Wine X. Cut a 45 deg bevel in each end of the long piece and one end only of the shorter pieces. Secure the smaller pieces to the larger piece using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

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Cut the pieces for the wine organizer. Drill pocket holes in each end of the longer pieces and assemble the box as shown. Insert the X and secure with a few brad nails through the box into the X.

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Insert the entire assembly into the cabinet. Secure with a few brad nails.

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Step Ten

Cut the piece for the top. Attach using glue and 1-1/4″ brad nails through the top into the side frames, the back frame, the stretcher, and the dividers. The front and sides will overlap by 1/2″.

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Step Eleven

Cut the pieces for the large drawer box. Drill pocket holes in each end of the side pieces as well as all four edges of the bottom. Attach the sides to the bottom using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws, then attach the front and back.

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Step Twelve

Cut the pieces for the smaller drawer boxes. Cut the notch in the drawer fronts as shown using a jigsaw. Drill pocket holes in each end of the side pieces as well as all four edges of the bottoms. Attach the sides to the bottoms using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws, then attach the fronts and backs.

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Step Thirteen

Cut the pieces for the doors. Drill pocket holes in each end of the shorter frame pieces as well as all four edges of the panels. Assemble as shown using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws. Install the hinges according to the manufacturer’s instructions and make any necessary adjustments so there is a 1/8″ gap around all sides of the doors in the openings.

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Finish as desired!

The sideboard would be an excellent addition to an entryway or dining room… It would also look great as a media center! Have any questions about the free plans to build a Farmhouse Sideboard? Leave a comment below or contact me at cher {at} designsbystudioc {dot} com!

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