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by av8r2654
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: Bending Strips for Ribs
Replies: 5
Views: 1688

Re: Bending Strips for Ribs

Try a crab cooker. 45 minutes boil time for about the first foot of length results in super bendable wood. Clamp in form block let dry. I use actual size form block no issues with springback. cap strips are 1/2x1/4 as per 1932 Hoopman drawings. I’m building with western hemlock. Nice wood to work wi...