Preparing green wood for steam bending

Preparing Green Wood For Steam Bending When a few S Class Boats needed new ribs, URBANBOATWORKS¬†stayed local to find its green Oak wood. We headed across the road to haul out a 120 year old white oak that came down in Storm Sandy. After setting up block and tackle¬†we hoisted the heavy log out ofContinue reading “Preparing green wood for steam bending”

Steam bending Oak Veneer

An old oak table that has been kicked around & soaked by Hurricane Sandy found it’s way to our shop. Here Julien is steam bending a piece if 1/8 ” oak wood. He uses the Earlex steam machine ( $75 bucks) a plastic plumbing pipe, a clamp and some rags. <p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/112111235″>Steam Bending Oak WoodContinue reading “Steam bending Oak Veneer”