Bending wood without steam: the hot pipe method
March 27, 2018 | 11:36 am CDT
There are a few ways to bend wood. Here's one that is perhaps ideal for smaller pieces. Check out the tutorial from American Woodworker's Garrett Glaser above.
Also, check out Canadian woodworker Scotty Lewis' comprehensive step-by-step tutorial. Lewis shows how he bent wood into salad tongs using a propane torch, some metal pipe, and some jigs.

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Robert Dalheim is an editor at the Woodworking Network. Along with publishing online news articles, he writes feature stories for the FDMC print publication. He can be reached at [email protected].