"Vesna" coplanar doors. Prototype

In this video first (rough) prototype is marked with #1, refined one is marked with #2:

Inventing

I have never liked those sliding-doors wardrobes with doors fall behind each other and rails visible for everybody.
At first I planned to make the equalizer out of two rack mechanisms connected with a shaft:
The door trajectory controller:

Figure cut formula of the door trajectory controller:
During a modelling:

Prototyping

It is true, that any mockup can be modelled out of paper. To keep paper from bending stick it to aluminium or steel:
Adventures of aluminium profiles and steel screws:
Pulleys for the equalizer are cast right over their ball bearings, casts processed with a drill and a broach file:
Finish line:
First rough prototype is on the left, refined one is on the right:

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