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Free Plans to Build a Sereno Desk

This is a great desk with lots of storage! The free plans to build a Sereno desk are perfect for a home office or craft studio, it can be finished in a way that is truly your own!

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Materials:

  • 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws
  • 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws
  • 1-1/4″ screws
  • 1-1/4″ brad nails
  • Edge banding
  • 4 sets of 14″ drawer slides
  • 4 cabinet pulls
  • Finishing supplies

Lumber:

  • 3 – 1×2 at 8′
  • 6 – 2×2 at 8′
  • 2 sheets of 3/4″ plywood

Cut List:

  • 8 – 2×2 at 30-1/4″ – Legs
  • 8 – 2×2 at 14-1/2″ – Side Frames
  • 4 – 3/4″ plywood at 14-1/2″ x 19-1/4″- Side Panels
  • 8 – 1×2 at 14-1/2″ – Spacers
  • 4 – 2×2 at 17″ – Back Frame
  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 17″ x 19-1/4″ – Back Panels
  • 6 – 2×2 at 17″ – Front Stretchers
  • 2 – 2×2 at 26″ – Stretchers
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 15-1/2″ x 64″ – Top
  • 2 – 1×2 at 15-1/2″ – Top Frame
  • 2 – 1×2 at 67″ – Top Frame
  • 4 – 3/4″ plywood at 13-1/4″ x 14-1/2″ – Drawer Bottoms
  • 8 – 3/4″ plywood at 7-5/8″ x 13-1/4″ – Drawer Sides
  • 4 – 3/4″ plywood at 7-5/8″ x 16″ – Drawer Backs
  • 4 – 3/4″ plywood at 8-5/8″ x 16-3/4″ – Drawer Fronts

free plans to build a sereno desk

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Step One

Cut the pieces for the legs, side frames, and side panels. Drill pocket holes in each end of the frame pieces as well as all four edges of the panels. Attach the frame pieces to the panels using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws. The front face of the panels will be flush with the outside face of the frame pieces. Attach the sides to the legs using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws through the panel into the legs, and 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws through the frame pieces into the legs.

free plans to build a sereno desk_Sides

Step Two

Cut the pieces for the spacers and secure as shown using glue and countersunk 1-1/4″ screws.

free plans to build a sereno desk_Spacers

Step Three

Cut the pieces for the back frame pieces and panels. Drill pocket holes in each end of the frame pieces as well as all four edges of the panels. Attach the frame pieces to the panels using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws. The front face of the panels will be flush with the outside face of the frame pieces. Attach the backs to the legs using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws through the panel into the legs, and 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws through the frame pieces into the legs.

free plans to build a sereno desk_BackStep Four

Cut the pieces for the stretchers and drill pocket holes in each end. Secure to the legs as shown using glue and 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws.

free plans to build a sereno desk_Front Stretchersfree plans to build a sereno desk_StretchersStep Five

Cut the pieces for the top and drill pocket holes in all four edges of the plywood piece as well as each end of the shorter trim pieces. Attach the side trim pieces first, using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws, then attach the front and back trim pieces using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws. Position the top so that 1/2″ overlaps on all sides, then secure using glue and 1-1/4″ brad nails.

free plans to build a sereno desk_Top 1free plans to build a sereno desk_Top 2Step Six

Cut the pieces for the drawers. Drill pocket holes in each end of the side pieces as well as all four edges of the bottom. Assemble as shown using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws. The fronts will overlap the drawer box by 3/8″ on each side.

Install the drawer slides according to the manufacturer’s instructions. For an easy tutorial, click here. Make any necessary adjustments.

free plans to build a sereno desk_Drawer BSfree plans to build a sereno desk_Drawer FBfree plans to build a sereno desk_DrawersFinish as desired!

The free plans to build a Sereno desk are quite easy and will create stunning masterpiece, especially if finished in a dark stain with a wet-sanded finish – amazing! Of course, the desk can be finished however you like! Have a request for a plan? Contact me at cher {at} designsbystudioc {dot} com or designsbystudioc {at} gmail {dot} com. I would love to create a plan for you!

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