The Laboratory

Here’s a handful of weeks of mad scientist style exploration of the steam bending process. Lots of trial and error. To say it simply,  I steam the wood for a couple hours and then use around three minutes of workable time to insert the wood into a strap, fix it on the form, bend it with long pipes as levers and then fix it to the formwork with clamps. Videos to come. Enjoy!

This entry was published on 2012.01.13 at 11:48am and is filed under a chair, laboratory [steam], the workshop. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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