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Old 04-02-14, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
you're right, of course. I use steel slats so that the wood doesn't break if I get the process down right. I have had trouble with the compression side folding funny though, there is only so much you can convince the wood to do
For sure. You're trying to convince all the cells to squeeze uniformly and many woods want to "crimp" in a couple of spots instead.
Much of that has to do with wood type selection as well.
I only bend woods that are proven to behave reliably.
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