DIY Small Buffet

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cherishedbliss added on 1/10/2016

This simple and easy to build Small Kitchen Buffet is the perfect way to add storage without taking up a lot of room. It can easily be customized to fit any style but is shown here with an industrial farmhouse finish.

Directions

Follow the steps below to complete this project.

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Step 1: Cuts and Pocket Holes

Make Cuts and create pocket holes where indicated by the red dots in the provided cut list. However, I do suggest cutting as you go in order to keep the project square.

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Step 2: Form Box

Using the 2 side panels and 1 shelf, attach the bottom shelf to the side panels with 1 1/4" pocket hole screws and wood glue.

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Step 3: Attach Top Supports

Attach top support boards to side panels using 1 1/4" Pocket Hole Screws.

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Step 4: Add Bottom Trim

Add the bottom trim to the bottom, flush with the side panels using wood glue and 1 1/4" finish nails.

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Step 5: Add Shelf

Attach cleats using wood glue and 1 1/4" finish nails. Secure shelf to top of cleats with wood glue and 1 1/4" finish nails.

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Step 6: Attach Facing

Build the facing with 1 1/4" pocket holes and then attach facing to side panels using the pre drilled pocket holes in the side panels and pocket holes at the bottom of the side facings.

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Step 7: Attach Back Panel

Attach Back Panel with 1/2" finish nails.

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Step 8: Attach top

Join the (2) 1" x 10" x 32 1/2" boards with 1 1/4" Pocket Hole Screws and wood glue. Attach the top to the side panels with pre drilled pocket holes in the side panels.

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Step 9: Build Door

Build door by attaching the 2" plywood strips to the 1/2" panel with wood glue and 1/2" finish nails.

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Step 10: Add Hardware

Attach the door with your T hinges leaving an 1/8" gap around the perimeter of the door. Then attach the sliding barrel bolt to the door. Finish with your desired style and enjoy!

Tools Used:

Materials Required:

Wood Products:

(3) 1x4, 96", Board  
(1) 3/4" Thick, Full Sheet, Plywood  
(1) 1/2" Thick, Half Sheet, Plywood  
(1) 1/4" Thick, Half Sheet, Plywood  
(1) 1x2, 72", Board  
(1) 1x10, 72", Board  

Hardware/Supplies:

Parts/Cut List:

(2) Side Panels, 3/4" x 17" x 36"  
(2) Shelves, 3/4" x 17" x 28 1/2"  
(2) Top Support Boards, 1" x 4" x 28 1/2"  
(1) Bottom Trim Piece, 1" x 4" x 31 1/2"  
(2) Bottom Trim Pieces, 1" x 4" x 17 1/4"  
(2) Shelf Cleats, 1" x 2" x 17"  
(1) Facing - Top Piece, 1" x 4" x 25"  
(2) Facing - Side Pieces, 1" x 4" x 32 1/2"  
(1) Back Panel, 1/4" x 30" x 36"  
(2) Top Boards, 1" x 10" x 31 1/2"  
(2) Door Side Trim Pieces, 1/4" x 2" x 29 3/4"  
(4) Door Trim Pieces, 1/4" x 2" x 20 3/4"  
(1) Door, 1/2" x 24 3/4" x 29 3/4"  

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