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Tambour Cabinet


Aug. 1st to 6th, 2023 | 9:00am to 5:00pm

Learn all about tambour sliding doors and craft your very own decorative hanging cabinet with a sliding tambour door in this amazing 6 day in person woodworking class with Larissa Huff.

  • Materials include
  • Lunch included

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Furniture Type


Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate

Time Frame

Weekdays – Daytime

Name: Tambour Cabinet
Instructor: Larissa Huff
Skill Level: All
Prerequisites: None

Format: Week long in-person course

Material: Cherry


August 1st to 6th, 2023


Class Description:

In this week long class, we will dive into cabinetmaking and demystifying tambour doors. Students will learn the specific techniques necessary for designing a cabinet with tambour doors. We will tackle carcase joinery, create the track, assemble solid wood tambours, make jigs, install interior walls to allow for storage, and learn tactics necessary make it all come together. Each student will craft their own wall-hanging cabinet ready to store tea (or anything else)! This class will be jam packed with strategies and tricks so you can include these satisfying sliding doors into your future projects.


Topics and skills covered will include:

  • Safety
  • Milling wood
  • Machine usage
  • Tambour doors
    • History
    • Design
    • Usage
    • Creation and installation
  • Rabbet joinery
  • Creating and using templates
  • Veneered panels
  • Drawer Making
  • Shaper Origin


What you’ll need:


  • PPE (Glasses, ear plugs, dust mask)
  • Compass
  • Ruler
  • Combination square

Recommended (If you don’t bring your own you will have to share the school’s limited quantity)

  • Chisels
  • Mallet
  • Shoulder plane
  • Flush cut saw (or any hand saw)


Austin School of Furniture has the right to cancel this class at anytime if the minimum amount of students is not reached.

See our Refund Policy here

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