Cabinet Project Tambour Doors Were First Employed In France During The 1600S And Their Use Became Widespread During The 1800S With The Advent Of Roll Top Desks Today You Can Often Find Them In Kitchens Mounted On Built In Or Movable Cabinets Between The Countertop And The Upper Cabinets Generally They Are Used For Storing Breads Or Small Appliances
Cabinet project tambour doors were first employed in france during the 1600s and their use became widespread during the 1800s with the advent of roll top desks today you can often find them in kitchens mounted on built in or movable cabinets between the countertop and the upper cabinets generally they are used for storing breads or small appliances is post about Magazine bookmarked by craig with ID 13047711265 was uploaded on 06-01-2019 and has been viewed 139,705 times.
Tambour Spice Cabinet Illustration by James Provost Illustrations continued at end of article I built this oak spice cabinet because I didn't want to use an open rack or stand.This design incorporates a tambour door over a simple cabinet that holds 27 spice bottles and a small drawer for storage of bulk spices.
The cabinet leaves 15 inches of clear counter space at the front.You can easily accommodate the number of spice bottles by increasing or decreasing the width of the cabinet.The bottles I used were 1 ¾" diameter by 4" high.
If your bottles are higher than 4" you will have to increase the height of the cabinet.You might find it convenient to mill all the project pieces first.Mill them a tad longer than finished dimensions and cut them to length just before assembly.
Rout Tambour TrackThe tambour door rides in a track routed on the inside of the two side pieces.Make a template to rout the track (see Tambour Track sidebar).Before you rout the tambour track, cut the side pieces (A) to finished dimensions.
Then use a pencil to mark the location of the canister shelf mortises, the bottom shelf dado, and the drawer track on the...