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Woodworker's guide to bending wood

Author: Jonathan Benson
Publisher: East Petersburg, PA : Fox Chapel Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learning to bend wood can take a woodworker in a whole new direction. Canoes, guitars, whimsical furniture and many other projects are within reach with an understanding of this age-old technique. Teaches woodworkers the four basic wood bending methods: bending green wood, using heat or steam, bending panels and bending laminations.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Benson
ISBN: 9781565233607 1565233603
OCLC Number: 228365585
Description: vii, 179 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Bending wood then and now --
Getting started in bending wood --
Bending green wood --
Materials and techniques for bending forms --
Bending with heat, water, and steam --
Solid-wood bent laminations --
Bent panels --
Finishing the edges of bent panels.
Other Titles: Bending wood
Responsibility: Jonathan Benson.
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"I'm sure we've all looked at the gentle curve of a chair leg or the severe bends of a violin's sides and wondered how it was done. This book by Jonathan Benson takes the mystery out of wood bending Read more...

 
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