This 4 minute video will show you how to bend wood that you can use to create furniture.
Materials used: table saw, wood, bending form, several clamps, roller and pine glue.
This particular bend is called a bent lamination where you create several pieces of wood strips an eight of an inch thick, use multiple layer strip bent around a form with glue in beween each wood strip which is then clamped down to the foirm so when the glue dries the wood retains the shape.
The video demonstrates:
- How to create the form
- The best way to rip the wood strips an eight of an inch thick
- How to glue your stips
- How to clamp your strips to the form
- How to avoid clamp marks, dents or dark marks on your strips
If everything goes right, you should have a nice consistent curve the shape of your form.