Wood Bending Handbook

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Practical and fully illustrated, this updated reference is indispensable for woodworkers who want to master bending techniques, learn to increase the elasticity of wood, and recognize the woods best-suited for bending. Topics covered include hand bending, machine bending, moisture content, selecting and preparing wood, steaming and other softening treatments, and working with laminates and adhesives. A new color gallery provides craftspeople easy reference to finished projects, and the tips offer advice on how to avoid costly errors, such as weakening or cracking the wood. An essential resource for any wood bender, this how-to guide helps with any rounded construction.

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For woodworkers looking to bring something new to their designs, curved timber can add a special quality to furniture and other hand-crafted pieces. Now, with Wood Bending Handbook, the classic guidebook by experts W.C. Stevens and N. Turner, you can discover the inside world of wood bending - a unique and beautiful form of woodworking that will allow you to create everything from boats to banisters. Inside Wood Bending Handbook you'll find: -detailed instructions on the processes of solid, laminated, aned plywood bending -information about different types and species of wood, including their grain, moisture content, and elasticity -frequently used tools and machinery -dozens of photos and illustrations that bring wood bending to life A valuable addition to any woodworker's library, Wood Bending Handbook is a useful and informative manual that provides everything you need to know to start building with curved wood.

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W. C. Stevens and N. Turner are the coauthors of the previous editions of Wood Bending Handbook and Solid and Lamenated Wood Bending.

W. C. Stevens and N. Turner are the coauthors of the previous editions of Wood Bending Handbook and Solid and Lamenated Wood Bending.

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