has anyone made a cabinet with bi-fold doors?

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I need to build some bi-fold doors for a cabinet and I was looking for hardware. i would need something with a track. has anyone had any experience with this? any help would be appreciated, thank you

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#1 posted 06-10-2012 11:58 PM

I have made them for locations where you dont want an open door on one side of the opening. Make two equal size doors. Connect then togather with butt hinges with the pin on the back side of the doors. Attach the connected doors to the door frame on the side you want them to open to with the hinge pins to the face side. Attach a block to the top or bottem of the un-hinged door side with a pin that sticks up or down. Cut a track in a strip of wood that the pin will slide in and attach it to the inside of the door frame to guide the door as it is folded open. You can make up two of these and have them open from both sides.

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