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David Kirtley

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#1 posted 06-03-2012 05:23 AM

Coopered. It is how they made barrels. You rip wood into strips, bevel the edges and glue up the lid and smooth it. The number of pieces depends on how much you want to maintain the thickness. More pieces is a closer approximation of the curve. Less pieces is more faceted.

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