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Bentwood Art #3 (Black Locust)

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Project by nakedwood posted 197 days ago 774 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Played with the wood steamer again, this time with some black locust I got from my buddy mechanic. I bent a piece of black locust around a 3” PVC pipe and suspended it on an oak dowel. I put a piece of maple at the end of it to complement the curly maple base.
Everything is attached by fitting the pieces together with some kind of joinery. Finished with a wood conditioner, natural stain, gloss polyurethane, then a spray gloss polyurethane.
This was a project to see how the black locust would turn out finished as I just had some cut up. Can’t wait to play with some more once it’s dried.

-- Beau Lasiewicz





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#1 posted 197 days ago

was the locust easy to bend ? what other woods have you tried ?

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#2 posted 197 days ago

Locust was very easy to bend. This is where I get my information from. http://www.wood-database.com/wood-identification/

-- Beau Lasiewicz

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