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Misc. Shop Stuff #59: Repairing Sliding Tambour

04-05-2017 08:38 PM by Smitty_Cabinetshop | 9 comments »

We’ve had this Sellers brand hoosier cabinet for many, many years but there’s no room for it in the house anymore. One issue that needed attention was the rolling tambor door; it was in four pieces. The challenge has always been finding a way to repair tambor that is fixed in place / not removable. The first step was finding suitable tambor door material. The interwebz calls it canvas or duck canvas, so I will too. Fortunately, I kept some canvas from an old printer cover and had it in the rags drawer in the shop. It was cut up into a couple of strips long enough to span the range of individual tambors to be joined by fabric. Here’s a pic of the new stuff in the same frame as the origi...

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