If you have not bought the tambour yet, take a look at Lee Valley. They sell the stuff with the backing already applied. Sure would not want to have any glue leak into the joints between the wood.
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"Dan" <"dhapp-at-wmis,net"> wrote in message
Everyone,<BR>I building a Tambour for the first time. This Tambour is 46
inches wide.<BR>The pieces that make up the top are 3/4" x 3/4". The length of
the <BR>assembly is 32".<BR>What is the best fabric to use for this roll top?
Someone suggested <BR>cotton duck.<BR>They also suggested using hide glue. Is
hide glue the best? I have both <BR>hide glue and yellow glue.<BR><BR>Thanks