Project Vivat! Recreating Television History


Luckily we could use the driver’s side locker door as a template to get the curve correct.

Next we had to find a way to replicate the “running mechanism”. The original doors had plastic mouldings on the bottom to run on plastic rails and spring-loaded “pegs” at the top which engaged in slots.

The local DIY shed provided some suitable wheels with “grooves” for the bottom and some slide-clips for the top - these were “rebated” into the door.

Next step - Formica to match the existing doors.

Finally, a coat of grey paint on the back of the door.