Wood Bender's Handbook

Wood Bender's Handbook

by Zachary Taylor
     
 

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It’s one of the hidden secrets of woodworking, an essential technique, and doesn’t require expensive machinery or exotic hand tools: wood bending. By applying the proven methods in this fantastic guide—written by one of the world’s acknowledged experts—woodworkers of all skill levels can try their hand at cold-bending and dry-bending,

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It’s one of the hidden secrets of woodworking, an essential technique, and doesn’t require expensive machinery or exotic hand tools: wood bending. By applying the proven methods in this fantastic guide—written by one of the world’s acknowledged experts—woodworkers of all skill levels can try their hand at cold-bending and dry-bending, laminating and kerf bending, as well as hot water, steam, and hot air bending, and much more. Each method is accompanied by expert recommendations on which wood works best, and nearly 200 full-color photos cover every stage of the process. Also, a handy chart shows the bending qualities of the 25 most important woods, as well as the desired effects for any design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402756146
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
03/04/2008
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
381,258
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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