In this Instructable I will show you how to build your very own vintage style buffet table. I won't offer many measurements. I will leave that up to you to account for the size table you want.

Please make sure to vote for this piece in the Woodworking Challenge!!

You can skip to the last step where I have the video of this build if you would rather watch it.

4" x 3/4" planks of ceder (the quantity will depend on the size table you want to build)
2' x 4' 3/4" plyboard for the top
4' x 8' sheet thin panel for shelf bottoms
4 drawer knobs
4 table legs

Wood Glue
Wood Screws
Measuring Tape
Router Saw
Miter or Table Saw
4 - L Brackets
Screw Driver

Step 1: Measure and Cutting

Start by measuring and cutting the sides and the top. I purchased my table legs from a vintage hardware store and they were all uneven, so if this is the case for you make sure you even the legs before installing.

The sides will be 2 of the 4" x 3/4" board stacked on top of each other. I cut small strips out of wood to mount on the inside of the boards to secure them in place.

The top will overhang the sides by 1" so measure and cut this accordingly.
Beautiful piece of furniture!
That is a really good project, I'm a big fan of this style. It looks nice and even too, unlike many shop bought pieces which just lack character. <br> <br>I'll vote now :)
Thank you very much, I really appreciate that!

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