Sofa Table

Matthew Cremona

A Sofa Table is a welcome addition to any home. Whether against the wall or behind an actual sofa, the table brings equal doses of beauty and functionality. The table measures 46" Wide x 35.5" Tall x 16.5" Deep.

  • 14 lessons
  • 206 min
  • $80.00

What You’ll Receive:

  • Detailed cut list and plans including a PDF and a SketchUp file (metric and imperial).
  • Hours of detailed video instruction (14 videos) showing every step of the build, from wood selection to finishing.
  • All videos and plans are digital and will be available for download upon purchase. Closed Captioning available.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Lumber/grain selection
  • Properly executed bread board ends
  • Dovetail socket joinery
  • Double/twin tenon joinery
  • Stub tenon joinery
  • Traditional dovetailed drawer construction
  • Simple inlay
  • Wiping varnish finishing

What You’ll Need:

  • Jointer, Planer, Table Saw, Band Saw, Router with edge guide and 1/4″ guide bushing, Drill, Hollow Chisel Mortiser, Sander
  • 1/8″, 1/4″ and 1/2″ Spiral Straight Bits
    Pattern bit
  •  1/4″, 3/8″ and 7/8″ Forstner bit (drilling out the dovetail socket waste in the leg)
  • 3/16″ Drill Bit (brad point preferred)
  • 7/32″ round file
  • Ratchet, 1/4″ socket, and driver bit OR right angle screwdriver
  • Shoulder plane
  • Chisels: 1/8″, 1/4″, 1/2″, and 3/4″ or wider
  • Dovetail saw
  • Coping saw
  • Flush trim saw
  • Marking knife
  • Marking Gauge
    Square
  • Card Scraper
  • #4 Hand plane
  • block plane
  • Dividers

Nice to Have:

  • Drum Sander for sizing the inlay banding
  • Dowel plate for making the pins, alternatively store bought dowel stock can be used
  • Router Plane
  • Drawing bow
  • Compass Plane
  • Dovetail marker

From the Guild:

The videos were very helpful and I learned a bunch of new skills. I’m new to woodworking and managed to pull this off using the videos and the SketchUp plan.

Mike Flaminio
Guild Member

Matt is a great addition to the Guild as an instructor. Step by step Matt walks you thru the project and shows some great techniques to up your skills!

Thanxz Matt

thetimbertalker
Guild Member

Easy to follow and fun to build

Matt’s instruction is thorough and entertaining. I learned a lot during this project, which I consider to be my first real furniture project. I can’t wait to start the next one!

Scott
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.