When we would start someone new in the shop, this is the first project they would get. It is a popular item because it fits in so many spots in the house and it's a great first project because it developes so many essential skills.
This the best starting point to get your skills going . . . or get them back.
A solid foundation for building.
The skills needed to build this classic Shaker Stand are fundemental to fine furniture making. Mortise and tennon joints, through and half-blind dovetails . . . it's got it all.