How To Steam Bend Wood in a Microwave

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 05/05/2014 1:19PM

 

Using a microwave oven to steam bend small pieces of wood. These are White Ash, 9 and 16 inches long, for a wooden 1880's Melon seed Skiff project. Pieces are 1.5x.5 inches thick. These will become bentwood knees to support the side decks.

 

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