Mexican Hacienda Furniture
The Hacienda designs came from a small furniture manufacturing company located in the Mexican village of Todo Santos near the tip of Baja California. For a long time we have looked for a quality design for this Hacienda style furniture. In these five designs we think we have found a beautiful representation of this type of furniture.
|HACIENDA HOPE CHEST
This chest with pinned lap
joints is a very easy construction project. We detail in the plans the cover for the lock,
which is made of 1/16" steel. This is easily cut with a sabersaw with a steel cutting
blade. The chest can be lined with cedar planking which is available at most home centers.
|HACIENDA SOFA TABLE
This small table can be used
behind a sofa or set against a wall, or under a window. The two drawers are flush fitting
with hand cut dovetails. The construction is mortise and tenon and it is constructed with
This design with the curved upper doors will open to accept a
32 TV or the shelving can be left in place for clothes. This piece is constructed of white pine with a
medium oak finish. Profiles for the templates
for either routing or shaping the raised panel are detailed in the plans.
This design with the planked back and adjustable shelves makes a
nice display case for either collectibles or books. The
two storage drawers have hand cut dovetails. Behind the two doors is a stationary shelf. The Bookcase is constructed of white pine.
HACIENDA SMALL CHEST
This small chest can double as a serving table or a storage chest. The planked doors and drawers lend a rustic touch
to the design. The drawers all have hand cut
dovetails, which we detail in the instructions. The
construction is white pine.
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