To the old adage, “Laws are like sausages. It’s better not to see them being made”, go ahead and add my bathroom vanity. Sparta is filled with bizarre work-arounds and shortcuts, mostly owing to my lack of proper shop tools and expertise. But this bathroom cabinet takes the cake.
I had been struggling with the question of the slider panels on its face. The old pegboard and slider tracks were rotted-out and long-since disposed of. I managed to find a nice new sheet of pegboard at Restore for cheap, but I didn’t know how to make the slider track. It’s not like they sell them in stores. And I still don’t own a router.
So I bought three 1/8″ wood dowels and a length of 3/4″ X 3/4″ birch and cut it into 3 (more or less equal) strips, with a jigsaw, guided only by the naked eye and nerves of steel. Geesh. Have a look.
Milt Duncan, my high school woodshop teacher, would have been mortified. But I still have all ten fingers.