For the order, Ercol perfected the steam bending
of wood in large quantities.
The one-day classes demonstrate century-old techniques in Successful Steam Bending
Beginning with the Log, Furniture Restoration and Woodworking Hand Tool Restoration.
regnans is widely used in furniture manufacturing in Australia and has been found to produce good quality bent components using steam bending
(e.g., Forest Products Research Laboratory 1967, Stevens and Turner 1970).
THE WOOD WORKS EASILY EITHER WITH HAND TOOLS OR BY MACHINE AND HAS VERY GOOD STEAM BENDING
Because of his desire to minimise the environmental footprint, he was very 'purist' for instance eschewing steam bending
to create a curve, instead using two laminations glued together.
Each table costs pounds 1,200 and is made using an eco-friendly process called steam bending
, which allows Yvette to bend the wood to form curves and create a sculpture effect.
Straightening it out would require steam bending
the stock and clamping it in a fixture to cure.
The company, which buys in seasoned timber from sustainable forests, does all the processing on site from steam bending
and turning the wood, to crafting the pieces and finishing them.
This was also true of a tool handle--this made the handle stronger and eliminated the need for steam bending
"I have also been using energy efficient methods of working with timber, including steam bending
Daily demonstrations of carving, marquetry and steam bending
from the experts are featured, plus competition and display classes and displays by local societies.
It works well with hand and machine tools, though it is not suitable for steam bending