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Here my colleague Rowan demonstrates how he bends components for a light stand.
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#1 posted 05-09-2013 11:47 AM
Making it look so easy…..
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#2 posted 05-09-2013 03:46 PM
I liked the use of a lever! Have you done this with hardwoods?
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#3 posted 05-09-2013 03:57 PM
I like seeing this! Thanks for posting.
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#4 posted 05-09-2013 04:30 PM
That is so great. I still have steam bending on my to do list. he made it look so easy, but I’m sure it’s not. Thanks for posting this video.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
#5 posted 05-11-2013 08:08 AM
Hey Tom,Yes he tried it with Ash and Macrocarpa with success and breakages with both. Important to avoid defects like knots and wobbly grain.
#6 posted 05-11-2013 08:50 AM
What is the maximum thickness he’s bent?
#7 posted 05-14-2013 08:39 AM
We have played with 2 inch timber and achieved good bends but obviously not very tight curves were possible.With improved jigs I believe we will bend tighter curves with thicker timber….if that makes any sense.
#8 posted 05-14-2013 04:03 PM
I’m pretty sure it will take some brain and body muscle to get there…LOL!
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