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    Tambour cloth and adhesive

    Has any one ever worked with tambour cloth and adhesive? I'm repairing an old roll top desk.can I just use the adhesive and cloth on the old one<Or have to start all over with the wood slats,

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    Hey there four4D4 -- Here is a link to an outfit I use for a wide variety of fabric, including light duck canvas for tambour cloth. Sunbrella : Grommets : Clear Vinyl : Marine Vinyl : Outdoor Fabrics : Without seeing just what you have going for you, I'd be inclined to strip the slats off the old and completely refasten. Getting pressure on all the slats can be a challenge, especially if there is some warped or kinked ones. Might be helpful to set up a jig/frame to control the end/edge and glue and press a few at a time. Yelow carpenters glue works fine if the wood is clean. Applied with a brush on the slat and pressed into the fabric played well when we were building them new. About a 4 ounce weight worked well in the duck. There are some very wide widths available from Seattle Fabrics. We used waxed paper to prevent gluing the cloth to a work bench with the soak through on the glue. The wife might get cranky if you glued the whole works to the dining room table!! Hope this helps. Best regards. Wind
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