Bending Timber


Hi
Does any one have any information on re bending Hickory that has been dried.What it the best method?
Regards Larry
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On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 11:47:03 GMT, snipped-for-privacy@westnet.com.au wrote:

You might start here:
http://www.megspace.com/lifestyles/njmarine/Steam.html
HTH Bill
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On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 11:47:03 GMT, snipped-for-privacy@westnet.com.au wrote:

Get some more hickory, and steam bend it while it's still green.
Ideally split it with a froe, rather than sawing it. It's easier to bend wiggly wood then machine it smooth than it is to saw it straight, then try to bend interrupted grain.
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