Dressing Vanity

Matthew Cremona

Matt will show you how to make a beautiful dressing vanity in a mid century modern style. Omit the mirror and desktop drawers for a compact yet highly functional desk. Miters, chamfers, and tapers abound!

Project Dimensions:
54" W x  24" D x 30" H
Mirror is 23" W x 29" H
  • 16 lessons
  • 351 min
  • $80.00

What will I receive?

  • Detailed cut list and plans including a PDF and a SketchUp file (Metric and Imperial).
  • Hours of detailed video instruction showing every step of the build.
  • All videos and plans are digital and will be available for download upon purchase.

What will I learn?

  • Mitered Case Construction
  • Domino Joinery
  • Waterfall & Grain Continuity
  • Coped Moldings
  • Traditional Dovetailed Drawer Construction
  • Fitting Inset Drawers
  • Wiping Varnish Application

What will I need?

Note: This is not a required list of tools. This is simply what I used during the build. Remember, there are always multiple ways to accomplish a task so if you don’t have one or more of these tools, you can very likely still make this project.


  • Festool Domino
  • Planer/Jointer (alternatives: purchase pre-milled lumber kits or use hand planes)
  • Tablesaw
  • Bandsaw
  • Drill
  • Random Orbit Sander
  • Hand Tools – Chisels, Medium Bench Plane, Card Scrapers, Dovetail Saw
  • 3/8″ Forstner
  • 9/64″ and 1/4″ Brad Point
  • 1/4″-20 Thread Tap
  • 1/4″ Split Point
  • Countersink


This was a great lesson

Devoya Smith
Guild Member
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About Your Instructor:

Matthew Cremona

Matt is a classic log to furniture woodworker. In 2017 he made his own bandsaw mill and uses it to create massive slabs for himself and other woodworkers to turn into beautiful furniture. He started his YouTube channel in 2014 and has a large and dedicated following. His woodworking style ranges from modern to classic reproductions.

Matt has been a Guild instructor since 2016 and a co-host of the Wood Talk podcast since 2016. He travels to teach periodically at local Guild meetings as well as woodworking events like Woodworking in America.