You can finally build the sideboard of your dreams with these DIY buffet table plans, which are available in various styles, from farmhouse to modern. Since you're the one constructing it, you can alter the size and style of the plan to fit your dining room or other fitting spaces perfectly.
These DIY buffet tables and sideboards are most often placed in dining rooms, as the top of the buffet can be used to serve food or to display some of your special decor items. The inside is a great place to store dishes, tablecloths, napkins, and anything else you'd like to have within reach.
Use these tables for whatever you want, whether for a TV or a busy hallway. Once you've decided where it's going and how you will use it, check out the following plans.
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This DIY buffet table from The Inspired Workshop stands out from all the rest, thanks to the beautiful herringbone doors that give it a natural yet modern look. Special feet are added to the bottom to make this furniture piece a must-have. This project is great for an intermediate woodworker.
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You'll love this beautiful DIY buffet table from The Navage Patch. This table would be great for a smaller room and will still give you extra storage space in the form of drawers and open shelving that's perfect for bins. Two drawers give you extra space to tuck away table linens.
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This DIY buffet table is modeled after a popular one at Pottery Barn. Build it yourself, and you can save hundreds of dollars, plus get the satisfaction of making one yourself. This detailed building plan from Girl, Just DIY! includes a tools list, a materials list, and step-by-step directions with lots of photos to help you construct one independently.
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This DIY buffet from Her Tool Belt will give you extra room for your holiday entertaining and everyday living. There's a ton of storage inside, and since you're building it yourself, you can add as many or as few shelves as you like depending on what you plan to use the buffet for. As a finishing touch, you can make a circle trim and attach it to the outside doors for a truly unique look. Stain it or paint it; it will look good either way.Continue to 5 of 12 below.
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If you love modern farmhouse style, you'll want to check out this free DIY buffet plan from Shades of Blue Interiors. This buffet table is perfect; it's small enough to fit in your dining room and large enough for storage. The top of the buffet gives you plenty of room for serving food or showing off your belongings, and down below, you'll find both open and closed storage space.
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This buffet from Remodelaholic was originally built to be a media console, but it works beautifully as a sideboard in a dining room. It features long, skinny dimensions, with the table's long side only coming out 20-inches from the wall. This buffet would be perfect if you have a narrow dining room and need extra storage. It would also work great in another room if you just wanted to add some additional shelving.
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Here's a stunning DIY sideboard from The Turquoise Home that's meant to be used as a media console but would look excellent in a dining room. Sliding barn doors are the show-stopping main feature of this build, giving it both a farmhouse and modern look. There's plenty of storage inside the doors for anything you'd like to tuck out of the way.
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You'll love the streamlined look of this DIY sideboard with shutter doors from Crafted by the Hunts. It has shelving and drawers, giving you the best of both worlds. The top is large enough to serve food or show off your favorite seasonal decor.Continue to 9 of 12 below.
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Skip some of the initial building with this DIY buffet table plan from Adore Home Magazine that starts with two IKEA cabinets. You'll use some pine for the top of the table and rattan for the front of the doors. It creates a pretty table that would look great not only in a dining room but also in an office, hallway, or just about anywhere else in your home.
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This table from Making Manzanita was designed to be a cabinet in a hallway, but it has all the features it needs to make a great DIY buffet table. There's plenty of room on top of the cabinet for serving food or showing off your decorations. Inside are many shelves so you can store place settings, tablecloths, or whatever else you may need. This buffet is painted a lovely shade of green, but you can paint or stain it whatever matches your decor.
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If you're looking for something more unique, you'll want to check out this DIY floating sideboard tutorial from Petite Modern Life. It floats above the ground, giving it a nice built-in look. Here it's shown with a TV above it, but it would be the perfect place for storage and extra counter space in a dining room.
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This DIY buffet table from Remodelaholic is built from reclaimed wood and old windows. It's a great way to reuse materials, and the final look is just about as charming as you can get. It creates a rustic-looking piece of furniture that you'll keep for years. Open storage lets you show off some of your more memorable pieces.