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    I have a picture in my head of the form to bend...

    I have a picture in my head of the form to bend both directions, which I agree takes the final product up a notch or two.
    The two way bend requires a second form that mirror images the first....
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    Maybe Ipe. How did you acquire it?

    Maybe Ipe. How did you acquire it?
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    Nice set up Tim. No sealant of any kind on the...

    Nice set up Tim.
    No sealant of any kind on the joints? I wonder if silicone would work on the foil faced stuff.
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    I had wondered about doing this. The wetter wood...

    I had wondered about doing this. The wetter wood should transfer heat to the center much quicker.
    Thanks for the confirmation !
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    I think I found a source for quarter sawn air...

    I think I found a source for quarter sawn air dried material. That should bend well and the pieces will be small enough to finish dry in my light bulb kiln.
    Trying some KD is still in the plans just...
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    Thanks Tom and all others. The design will not...

    Thanks Tom and all others. The design will not require much of a bend and it will likely be in a single plane, that way 1 form fits all.
    Time to build a box and experiment.
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    If the noise abatement is critical, double...

    If the noise abatement is critical, double walled, both fully insulated with fiberglass, and Homosote under the drywall facing your finished space would be hard to beat. Not gonna be cheap.
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    In my entire life I could not have amassed enough...

    In my entire life I could not have amassed enough patients to accomplish that; never mind the lack of ability or creativity.
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    I have watched some of Engles' vids before. Very...

    I have watched some of Engles' vids before. Very impressive and tons of great information.
    I will try to post a sketch of the bend I'm considering and material thickness and you guys can make a more...
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    Thanks guys.

    Thanks guys.
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    Steam Bending Cherry

    My next project is a small table and chairs made from cherry. I would like to bend the back chair legs.
    How well does cherry respond to being stem bent? Will it affect the color later on?
    My first...
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    I got a used one from ebay for $15.00. Still...

    I got a used one from ebay for $15.00. Still using it 2 years later. Check there too.
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    Thanks David. If anyone has a suggestion for a...

    Thanks David.
    If anyone has a suggestion for a poly resin to mix my own wop I'd love to hear about it too.
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    Thanks Dave

    Thanks Dave
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    Salt and Pepper mill finishes

    Mostly curious about the finish you guys suggest for a tiger maple salt mill. I'm thinking something to pop the grain first. Maybe blo or shellac ?
    And then the same wipe on poly that I will use for...
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    The blocks are going to be mortared to the floor...

    The blocks are going to be mortared to the floor correct? If this is simply a divider wall I would only concern my self with anchoring the sill to it.
    A standard 6" or 8" L shaped 1/2" anchor bolt...
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    Welcome to the Creek !! C'mon and get your feet...

    Welcome to the Creek !! C'mon and get your feet wet !!
  18. HP and phase?

    HP and phase?
  19. Gorgeous!! Someone will get a great bench.

    Gorgeous!! Someone will get a great bench.
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    I'm guessing locust

    I'm guessing locust
  21. I will add to the list of folks suggesting that...

    I will add to the list of folks suggesting that you visit/join a turning club before you buy. There will be a wealth of knowledge in addition to the prospect of finding a suitable machine and tooling...
  22. Tongue and groove?

    Tongue and groove?
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    Awesome find !!

    Awesome find !!
  24. Thanks Mike.

    Thanks Mike.
  25. I'm not completely awake yet so I may have missed...

    I'm not completely awake yet so I may have missed it, .. what is your location?
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