A Simplistic Sideboard to Build

Free Plans to Build a Joss & Main Inspired Claudia Sideboard

I love the simplicity of this piece! The free plans to build a Joss & Main inspired Claudia sideboard are super-easy and can be completed in a weekend. The interior of the cabinet is roomy enough to add a shelf, if desired!

Sideboard

Sideboard_Open

Materials:

Lumber:

  • 2 – 1×2 at 8′
  • 2 – 2×2 at 8′
  • One sheet of plywood

Cut List:

  • 4 – 2×2 at 33-1/4″ – Legs
  • 4 – 1×2 at 11″ – Side Frames
  • 4 – 1×2 at 31-1/2″ – Stretchers
  • 1 – 3/4″plywood at 14″ x 34-1/2″ – Shelf
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 17-1/4″ x 34-1/2″ – Back
  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 14-3/4″ x 17-1/4″ – Sides
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 15-5/8″ x 36″ – Top
  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 17-1/8″ x 17-15/16″ – Doors

Click on the drawings for a larger view!

Free Plans to Build a Joss & Main Inspired Claudia Sideboard_Copy

Step One

Cut the pieces for the legs. Cut the taper with a jigsaw (optional). Cut the pieces for the side frames and drill pocket holes in each end. Orient the pocket holes in the upper pieces so they are facing up and facing down in the lower pieces. Assemble as shown using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

Sideboard_Legs

Sideboard_Side Frames

Step Two

Cut the pieces for the stretchers and drill pocket holes in each end. Orient the pocket holes in the upper pieces so they are facing up and facing down int he lower pieces. Assemble as shown using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

 Sideboard_Stretchers

Step Three

Cut the piece for the shelf and cut the notches with a jigsaw. Position the shelf on the lower stretchers and secure using glue and 1-1/4″ brad nails.

Sideboard_Shelves 1

Sideboard_Shelves 2

Step Four

Cut the piece for the back. Position as shown and secure using glue and 1-1/4″ brad nails.

 Sideboard_Back

Step Five

Cut the pieces for the sides. Position as shown and secure using glue and 1-1/4″ brad nails.
Sideboard_Sides

Step Six

Cut the piece for the top. The back will be flush with the back and sides, and the front will overlap by approximately 7/8″ to cover the doors and the gap created by the hinges. Secure using glue and 1-1/4″ brad nails.

 Sideboard_Top

Step Seven

Cut the pieces for the doors. Install the hinges on the doors, then attach the hinges to the cabinet. There will be a 1/8″ gap between each door as well as between the top and the upper part of the doors. Install the door pulls.

 Sideboard_Doors

Finish as desired!

 

Have questions about the free plans to build a Joss & Main inspired Claudia sideboard? Leave a comment below!

Originally posted 2013-02-25 08:00:47.