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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    Thanks for your kind words everyone Regards Mark
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    Last chapter All I had left to do was install the glass. I had decided to use 4mm misted safety glass which took a while to deliver...
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    Haha I paid good money for that lead to fix a leaking gulley at home. Thats my story and I'm sticking to it! Thanks everyone for your...
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    All was not so rosy however... The tambours did not slide well enough... which was somewhat dispiriting The problem was racking when you...
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    After two weeks break I returned with renewed gusto to get this thing finished. First I had to decide whether to install lights which I...
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    They did run freely before I glued it up. I need a couple of hours to work out the cause of the friction. I think it will be fine...
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    ...my weekly update... and good progress but every time I think I have solved a problem something else comes along to cloud the pathway...
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    Thanks all. I agree it is a lot of work Richard but I am more confident now with this method that my 65 staves on each side going round...
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    I have made good progress this week but it is painfully slow going with multiple 'batch operations' required on each of the 130 staves...
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    First up I had to cut up my two amazing sheets of Spanish walnut. These measured 1350x700 and had to be cut down to 1000x520 I...
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    I finished the internal cabinet over the weekend and started making the slats for the tambour. The internal cabinet was close to being...
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    I finally finished making another desk for a nephew's wedding present so the workshop is much clearer and I can get on with the tambour...
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    Thanks. The top and bottom are veneered 18mm MDF with a 60mm wide mitred walnut frame The maple internal cabinet is 12mm maple faced MDF...
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    The internal maple cabinet has a wide rear surface which is about 1080 x 510 and if all goes to plan there should only be a gap of 4 or...
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    gasman replied to the thread Tambour cabinet.
    Thanks guys but I had always planned to remove a small part of the “lip” on the back edge of the top and bottom to allow the tambours to...
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