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Wood Bending Handbook by Stevens and Turner. Guitars, furniture, even canoes...bending wood adds a new dimension to what can be built in a workshop. In this timeless UK resource first published in 1948, woodworkers will find all the indispensable information they need: from the woods best suited to bending to understanding fundamental hand and machine bending techniques. Also included are the key topics of moisture content, wood preparation and elasticity, steaming and other softening treatments, and working with laminates and adhesives. This is the classic for any woodworker seeking to master the craft of bending wood. Chapters are;
Solid bending
The selection and preparation of bending material
Softening treatments
Hand bending
Machine bending
The setting of bends
Laminated bending
The process of laminated bending
Pressing laminations to shape
Curved structural laminated members
The movement and distortion of laminated bends
Plywood bending
Factors affecting the bending of plywood
Production of plywood bends
Appendix 1 theoretical considerations
Appendix 2 tables

Softcover, 110 pages, 215mm x 280mm, b&w photos, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon. Please click here to ask a question
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