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idonutn0 02-06-2007 12:54 PM

Bamboo Cabinet doors???
 
I am wanting to reface my cabinets and had the idea of taking bamboo flooring, gluing it together, finishing the edges and then putting on the hinges and handles.
I was wondering if anyone has done this or if it sounds like it would work. I like the fact that its durable and looks great and that its environmentally friendly.
Any suggestions or further ideas would be great.
Thanks

Quattro 02-06-2007 01:52 PM

Sounds like it would work! I'd be careful to seal the cut edges carefully, as that would be the most likely entry for water intrusion (if being used on a sink cabinet, for example).

Kerrylib 02-06-2007 04:09 PM

Sounds like a great idea.
Should be visually distinct. Not gonna find that in a big box store.

For edge treatment, make rail and stiles out of solid bamboo laminate perhaps.


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