Sliding Shoji-Screen Doors for an Entertainment Center

Bookshelf frames are used to construct shoji-style doors for a media cabinet.
Shoji-Style Doors for a Media Cabinet

Shoji-Style Doors for a Media Cabinet

The addition of sliding doors on the TV cabinet give the once-plain piece of furniture a sophisticated Asian look.

From: Design on a Dime
and Design on a Dime

The addition of sliding doors on the TV cabinet give the once-plain piece of furniture a sophisticated Asian look.

Tools and Materials:

entertainment center/bookshelf
ebony stain
two pre-built bookshelf frames
roll of rice paper
four pieces of 8-foot shelf cleat
spray adhesive
four 1/4" square dowel rods
nail gun
chop saw

Steps:

1. Stain dowel rods, frames and entertainment center.

2. Use spray adhesive to attach rice paper to the rear of the bookshelf frames.

Sliding Shoji-Screen Doors for an Entertainment Center

Sliding Shoji-Screen Doors for an Entertainment Center

Cut away excess rice paper in the process of creating the sliding shoji-screen doors, as seen on HGTV.com.

From: Design on a Dime
and Design on a Dime

3. Cut away excess rice paper.

4. Nail ebony frame onto the front of the bookshelf frame.

5. Cut dowel rods to size and attach to face of rice paper.

6. Cut the shelf cleat and attach it to the top and bottom of the frame.

7. Attach the corresponding cleat to the front of the entertainment center.

8. Slide frames over cleats to make a pair of horizontal sliding doors.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Turn a Closet into a Built-In Entertainment Center

Save space by tearing out a closet and constructing a built-in shelving unit.

Sliding Patio Doors

Create a simple and elegant entryway to your outdoor space with sliding patio doors.

Sliding Closet Doors: Design Ideas and Options

Customize your sliding closet doors to be a perfect fit for your home, family and lifestyle.

How to Replace Sliding Closet Doors

For a kid's room, replace sliding closet doors with a more kid-friendly design.

How to Build Sliding Closet Doors

Sliding barn-style doors add instant privacy and are easy to install.

Install a Sliding Yellow Door

One day, one change: Newlyweds Scott and Chelsea Iwatta add privacy between bedroom and bathroom with a sliding barn door.

How to Build and Install a Sliding Door

See how we added privacy between bedroom and bathroom with a sliding barn door.

On TV

Flip or Flop

8:30am | 7:30c

Flip or Flop

9:30am | 8:30c

Flip or Flop

10am | 9c

Flip or Flop

10:30am | 9:30c

Flip or Flop

11am | 10c

Flip or Flop

11:30am | 10:30c
12pm | 11c

House Hunters

12:30pm | 11:30c

House Hunters

1pm | 12c

House Hunters

1:30pm | 12:30c

House Hunters

2:30pm | 1:30c

House Hunters

3:30pm | 2:30c

House Hunters

4:30pm | 3:30c

House Hunters

5:30pm | 4:30c

House Hunters

6:30pm | 5:30c

House Hunters

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Tiny House Hunters

8pm | 7c

Tiny House Hunters

8:30pm | 7:30c

Tiny House Hunters

9:30pm | 8:30c

House Hunters

10pm | 9c

House Hunters

11pm | 10c

Tiny House Hunters

12:30am | 11:30c

House Hunters

1am | 12c

Tiny House Hunters

3:30am | 2:30c

Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.