Skill Builder Bent Laminating Is An Easily Acquired Skill That Will Open Up New Avenues For Expressing Your Woodworking Creativity
Skill builder bent laminating is an easily acquired skill that will open up new avenues for expressing your woodworking creativity is post about Magazine bookmarked by henry with ID 1692284666 was uploaded on 25-02-2019 and has been viewed 25,430 times.
Bent Lamination If you are one of those woodworkers who has thought about how nice it would be to use bent lamination in a project, but are intimidated by the process, think again.The process is surprisingly simple, and once you've made your first bent lamination, you'll want to include curves in all your future projects.
Layers, Laminates and LaminationWe're all familiar with laminates.If you've ever glued two pieces of wood together face-to-face you've essentially created a laminate.A laminate is simply anything made up of two or more layers of material.
The technique to produce the laminate is called lamination.Bent lamination just introduces the element of curving the laminate.Lamination is different than veneering.In veneering the layers are oriented in an alternating fashion, while in laminating, the layers are oriented in the same direction.
Commercially made laminate layers are not widely available.Some lumber dealers, such as A&M Wood Specialty, (forloversofwood.com), sell thin strips of 1⁄16" or ⅛" lumber in various species.Fortunately it's not too difficult to make your own laminate.
They're easily produced by cutting strips of the desired thickness on a bandsaw or table saw and cleaning them up with a planer.The thickness of the...