How to Use Local Wood
 
 
 
 
 
Thursday
24th March

New Green Woodwork
 
 
 
 
 
Friday
25th March

Hot
Laminating
 
 
 
 
 
Thursday
16th June

Follow-on Steam Bending
 
 
 
 
 
Friday
17th June

Compression Straps

Professional
Steambending
 
 
 
 
 
Sat - Mon
9th - 11th July

Beginners Steam Bending
 
 
 
 
 
Thursday
2nd June

Chair-in-a-Day
 
 
 
 
 
Friday
3rd June

Thursday 10th June

This is a day learning about and using 5 types of compression strap
 
You will:
 
Learn about how wood fibres stretch and compress during bending, and what the limits are for different timbers.
Understand the theory and practice of compression straps.
Make a Sliding Compression Strap and use it.
Help make a Wedged Compression Strap and use it. 
Help make a Screw Adjustable Compression Strap from parts and use this
Use a Hydraulic Compression Strap for high pressure bends
Use a ready-made Veritas Compression Strap
Use a unique Woven Stainless Steel Compression Strap
 
You will have some very extreme and interesting peices of wood to take home with you.
 
This course is the day after the 'Free Bending and 3D curves' course and could to taken as a 2-day course if you wanted for a greater understanding as we will mostly be doing 2D bends during this course.
 
 
 

Longboards!
 
 
 
 
 
Friday
5th August

Free Bending and 3D Bends
 
 
 
 
 
Thursday
9th June

Furniture Makers Intro
 
 
 
 
 
Saturday
13th August

Booking
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