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Steam bent fishing net

02-10-2018 05:24 PM by TomGrin | 3 comments »

I use a PVC pipe for my steam box. I used to use a hot plate and a pressure cooker with a 3/4” hole drilled in the lid and a hose into the steam box. I found a wallpaper steamer at a yard sale and have set it up to steam into the PVC. I cut the strips into 1/8” x 6’ strips and steam them for four to six hours depending on the wood type. once I take them out of the steamer, I put them in the jig made out of plywood. I let the strips dry overnight. I cover the jig with wax paper so the epoxy won’t stick. I glue the strips and handle insert together. the great thing about the handle insert is that it only takes a small piece of wood. I use the West syst...

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