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I need to bend some 3/4×3/4×22” cypress for the back of some adirondak chairs I am building. any suggestions? Thanks

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I’d recommend slicing them into laths, about 1/8” thick, and gluing them back together against a form. Probably need to get some thicker stock to allow for the sawblade tho. If that’s not an option steaming is about it but that would be hard to control.

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