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Posted on Dose any one have good advice on steam bending?????

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#1 posted 06-02-2010 04:24 PM

I can say from experience that Ben’s “1 hour per inch of thickness” method works well on kiln-dried white oak.
I always leave the material clamped overnight and there IS a significant amount of springback involved, so plan for it.
We would all be interested in how the beech bending turns out.
Good luck.

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