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269177 Greg Isola <gregorywisola@g...> 2019‑09‑10 Re: Simple steam-bending ideas
Building on this line of thought... think about bending lots of narrow
strips into J shapes, and then gluing 3-4 together to get a robust,
finished hook. Thin strips are pretty easy (and fast) to bend. You can dip
them in hot water as you go, if need be, and you can tape/clamp them over a
big piece of PVC pipe to dry. Then glue a few together (use tape instead of
clamps for this), and go to lunch. Come back in an hour or so, and then
spokeshave or whittle them to final shape (softening the edges, etc.).
Final step is drilling the hang holes and taking the obligatory group
photo!

Just a few quick thoughts, based on some fun and relatively successful
Shaker box making adventures and bending a guitar side or three.

Greg Isola
Alameda, CA

On Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 6:06 PM Michael Suwczinsky 
wrote:

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