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Steam bending is an age old process that allows wood to be manipulated into an array of remarkable and interesting shapes.

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Find out more about our processes. bending Solid oak is bent around a Green Range jig to achieve a complex 3D bend

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Once loaded out of the steamer the lengths of wood are ready to be bent around their bespoke jigs.

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Download our free steam box plan to get started at wood bending.

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Lengths of golden oak loaded into our workshop steamer. Oak wood ready to be steam bent around ...

See more. Learn to produce astonishing curves in your furniture using steam- bending. Michael Fortune demonstrates

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A stubborn woodworker shaping a piece of kiln dried wood for bending.

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What Is the Best Method for Curving Wood

We started this wood bending series exploring simple and kerf bending. In this edition, we look at forming wood parts using thin laminates. As we all know, ...

A Steam-Free Way to Bend Wood: The Hot Pipe Method - Core77

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Having repeated this on a second piece of planking, I then screwed the two parts together to create a mould that was sufficiently 'deep' for my timber

... bend in all weather. The box is not insulated, but even in cold weather, once it reaches maximum temperature it stays there for the entire steam time.

I am steam bending the rockers for my second rocking chair. I want to try new techniques and it saves on wastage.

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This is my effort of using the micro wave oven instead of a steam box to bend wood pieces . The first jig I build did not produce the quality of pieces as ...

My crest rails were 3/4″ thick at their thickest point. General rule-of-thumb is to steam 1 hour per inch of thickness. I left them in the steamer for about ...

Preparing the sides for this project is the first order of business and the first real glimpse of progress after so much planning and redesigning.

Bending Guitar sides by hand

One woodworkers first pass at steam bending was a kids sled project.

Hot Pipe Bending

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After an hour in the bending jig, I transfered the bent leg blank to a drying form. This way I could immediately reuse the bending jig.

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Rockler Steam Bending Kit w/FREE Bentwood Carryall Plan Download

There are plenty of questions when trying to work out how to straighten a lateral bend. Obviously it's easier to bend a slimmer section (e.g the tips), ...

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This side of the bending form captures the top of the rear leg and features a

I made a form to bend the hoop around. I cut the edges of 3 pieces of 2x stock at an angle so I would have a middle piece that would be ...

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Then we get them prepared for bending. Bending is accomplished through the use of a very nice (albeit expensive) jig.

Gloves are needed to remove the pieces and you MUST work quickly and have everything to hand. Remove the wood from the steamer and place into/on your jig ...

Oak wood ready to be steam bent around our specialist jigs

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This side of the bending form captures the bottom of the rear leg.

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We set up bending jigs on the hull for the two lower trim pieces using jig-sticks and a simple L-shaped height guide.

Saddlers Clam – steam bent – hand made in the woods.

... wood and jig for 2-3 days for drying,then remove the clamps and apply TB III then some plastic on the jig and clamp everything back together for a ...

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Solid wood RTA furniture maker succeeds in its niche

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The first coats of primer are applied while the boat is upside down and more accessible

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This makes the bending process relatively easier. The first step is to decide what tools are going to be used. There are a few different ways to bend wood ...

It's tougher now to get it to take the bend. For those rear-most frames, I'll probably have to pick through my stock for the straightest grain and steam it ...

By Rain Noe - May 7, 2015

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The design started as a sketch on a piece of computer paper and I use the word “sketch” lightly. We then decided on cherry and maple as the material as well ...

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Dry fit mast staves to test joints and geometry. the 5 staves are glued up

The design started as a sketch on a piece of computer paper and I use the word “sketch” lightly. We then decided on cherry and maple as the material as well ...

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On the left, profile of rear legs showing the taper cut. On the right

Bore holes before bending unless they can potentially cause breakage to the wood during bending (

Steam Driven: The Architectural Power of Steam Bent Timber

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Board #1 in the bending jig. No back-strap required as it's a pretty gentle bend.

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One way or another though, bending this piece went quite smoothly with the assistance of my lovely girlfriend.