Rolling Barn Door Cabinet

Submitted by bill_m on Thu, 07/29/2021 - 16:22

This is my version of the Barn Door Snack Cabinet. I made it for my shop/office and was just what I was looking for to add storage space. For the most part I used the published dimensions, but changed the construction method by notching the center divider and using a cutoff from the plywood panel as front and rear stretchers for attaching the top and the face frame. I also used nylon washers for the rollers to make the slide smoothly and quietly. I installed door stops to make sure the door wouldn't slide off the track, I added silicone door bumpers to the lower door guide to avoid wood to metal contact and finally, I ground a radius on the door straps to match the rollers.
Thanks Ana for the inspiration!

Estimated Cost
$200
Estimated Time Investment
Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
Type of Wood
Pine
Finish Used
Latex paint, amber shellac, wipe-on poly
Recommended Skill Level
Intermediate

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