Home Project This Counter Top Breadbox Will Make A Fine Addition To Your Kitchen Or A Hand Made Gift
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Breadbox Photos by Jim SInclair Lead photo by Vic Tessolin Illustration by James Provost One common approach when designing a breadbox is to build it with a tambour door.Tambour doors are traditionally made with the tambour slats glued to a canvas backing.
For this project I decided to take a more modern approach using a router bit set designed to create tambour doors.Designing the PieceWhen designing the breadbox, the first step was to lay out and measure the loaves of bread that were lying about on the counter in my kitchen.
This gave me a rough idea of how wide, deep and high I wanted to make the bread box.With this basic information I moved on to the technical details of incorporating the tambour door and laying out the joinery.
The most critical design component is the side of the breadbox.This is where the runner tracks for the tambour door will be cut and where the joinery for the base, top and back will all have to be incorporated.
The tambour bit set instructions suggested a minimum outside arch radius of 5 ¾", so I started with that.The bit set specifies that the tambour slats will be ½" thick,...