By Edward C. Peck, U.S. Forest Service
Wooden bending is an historical craft that's of key value in lots of industries this present day, specifically in those who manufacture furnishings, boats and ships, agricultural implements, instrument handles, and wearing items. Of the various equipment wide-spread to supply curved components of wooden, bending is the main competitively priced of fabric, the most efficient of individuals of excessive power, and maybe the most cost effective. lengthy adventure has advanced sensible bending suggestions and expert craftsmen to use them. but advertisement operations frequently maintain severe losses as a result of breakage through the bending operation or the solving procedure that follows. there's a longfelt desire for extra trustworthy wisdom approximately: (1) standards for choice of bending inventory; (2) larger equipment of seasoning and plasticizing wooden for bending; (3) extra effective machines for the bending operation; (4) options for drying and solving the bent half to the specified form; and (5) the impression of bending at the power houses of wooden.