Overview

turning kitchen cabinets into a sideboard overview illustration
Illustration Jennifer Stimpson
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Build a sideboard

Turned feet and moldings will lend your finished piece some decorative flair. You'll find all the materials you need at any large home center.

Cut List
(download plan here)

one sheet of ½-inch cabinet-grade birch plywood
three 18-inch base cabinets
½x1 lattice strips
¾ bed molding
1x3 furring strips
½x2 lattice strips
three push door latches
six knobs
four furniture feet
four corner foot plates

All materials available at Lowes.
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    Tools List

    • circular saw
      circular saw
    • hammer with nailset
      hammer and nail set
    • miter saw
      miter saw
    • hand saw
      hand saw
    • drill
      drill/driver
    • putty knife
      putty knife
    • paintbrush
      paint brush
    • paintroller
      roller cage with 3/8 inch nap cover
    • Phillips screwdriver
      screwdriver

    Shopping List

    1. ½-inch cabinet grade birch plywood. Get a 4x8 sheet.

    2. 18-inch base cabinets. Get three.

    3. 1x3 furring strips. Get two 10 foot boards.

    4. ½x2 lattice strips. Get two 8 foot boards.

    5. ½x1 lattice strips. Get two 6 footers.

    6. ¾ bed molding. Get one 8 footer.

    7. Push door catches. Get three. 8. Drawer knobs. Get six.

    9. Furniture feet. Get four.

    10. Corner foot plates. Get four.

    11. Medium grit sandpaper.

    12. Wood putty.

    13. Latex primer and paint.

    14. Metallic gold antiquing wax.