Sliding Cabinet Door Track

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Kitchen cabinets, or any cabinet generally at which a person may stand, usually have a fully enclosed base in which the front edge has been set back 75 mm or so to provide room for toes, known as the kick space A scrolled base is similar to the fully enclosed base but it has areas of the base material removed, often with a decorative pattern, leaving feet on which the cabinet stands.

I sanded the dowel rod enough so that it slid into the hole easily with a snug fit, but wasn’t so tight that it required twisting back and forth to insert it. I want to be able to remove these doors (for painting and adding glass), so it was important that these things fit together snugly but without requiring any twisting or screwing together of parts.

The video animation below shows the track shape and how everything is put together. You can make them by fitting a dado blade onto your table saw or using a router table and fitting a straight cutting bit onto the router. First of all you will need to make some measurements to determine the size of the door. Buying one less sheet of plywood can be the difference between a DIY project that saves significant money and one that doesn’t.

Rub glue wax into the opening of the sliding cabinet door track using a material cloth. The track was made from a strip of 1/8” aluminum bar set in a dado on the bottom. The width of the drawer should be equal to the distance between the insides of the cabinet less manufacturer specifications for the spacing of the drawer slides. Do the same with separated joints, but first carefully clean away as much of the old glue as possible, taking care not to damage the joint or the wood itself. I tested out one of the doors in my track and decided to replace the 2×4 with a strip of 3/4″ plywood to raise the sliding doors slightly rather than trim all the doors because they were about 1/2″ too long.


How the hardware saves valuable space: Unlike a standard hinged door that requires 10 to 14 square feet of floor space to swing open, a door mounted with the Series 200WM or 2610F hardware takes up little more space than the thickness of the door. Compose your door in real time, integrated on your facade, in the color of your choice.. and give life to your project. Decide on the treatment that you want for your cabinet doors and drawer fronts.

Move the fence away from the blade a distance equal to the width of the groove you just cut plus a quarter-inch and push the guide through again to make a second groove. Excellent – Well done, it is amazing with limited space you can always make a home so livable with a bit of creativeness. The attractive visual appearance makes our aluminium sliding doors the prime choice for giving just the perfect look for your newly bought property. The entire contents of a cabinet can be thrown across a room in glee because your child finds it fun.

Click here to contact our Project Services Group They will be happy to help you specify, plan, design and estimate your sliding door project. All that’s left to do is install the drawer slide hardware in your cabinet, position and attach your drawer front and drawer pull. Once it has been on the track for about 30 minutes or so, come back and attack it with a toothbrush and a soft cloth to wipe up the grime as you move along the track.

Make sure the sections of track align perfectly where they meet so the doors slide smoothly. This way, you can concentrate on organizing your shop and working on projects instead of spending time building basic storage cabinets and doors. With the industrial revolution and the application of steam power to cabinet making tools, mass production techniques were gradually applied to nearly all aspects of cabinet making, and the traditional cabinet shop ceased to be the main source of furniture, domestic or commercial. You need to realize that this type of cabinet door requires more tools, skill and time to create.

Paint makes a great protective sealant for sliding cabinet doors that are located in the garage. Before the advent of industrial design , cabinet makers were responsible for the conception and the production of any piece of furniture. Face frame cabinets have a supporting frame attached to the front of the cabinet box. When they break, more often than not it’s caused by either a split in the wood or a glue joint that has come apart. However, if you actually want your hardware to be silver in color, you can buy all of the components in galvanized steel. I first purchased these hardwood tracks to install sliding doors above my kitchen cabinets for more storage space.

I am in the process of finishing up my cabinet and can’t wait to share it. Thank you for being such an inspiration and sharing all your knowledge!!! Use MDF (medium density fiberboard) on a painted or a covered surface for a wood grain look. The plastic bumper is mounted with one screw to the front of the shelf closest to the door hinges. I still haven’t framed out the doorway, refinished the doors, or added the glass to the doors. I can imagine getting caught up in the moment, and a foot accidentally smashing through the pane of glass. Organized Pegboard Tool Cabinet and Simple Workbench Love the little cubbies under the hanging cabinet for hardware.

You should decide at this point on whether to use face frame construction which adds a frame to the front of the cabinets, or whether you will use flush mounted doors equal to width (less 1/8”space). A type of adjustable leg has been adopted from the European cabinet system which offers several advantages. Measure the board to the length that you measured for the sliding cabinet door track.