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Forum topic by Eddie_T posted 11-01-2013 05:40 PM 678 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-01-2013 05:40 PM

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My wife has a bath brush with a laminated bamboo handle. The bend in the handle is too slight. My question is can laminated bamboo be heat or steam bent without de-lamination?

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#1 posted 11-01-2013 06:04 PM

Unlikely. The very mechanics of each joint, glued or otherwise fastened, would be working to prevent this.

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#2 posted 11-01-2013 07:14 PM

Cut it and scarf glue the angle you want.

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