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Old Dec 18, 2011, 09:58 PM
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Originally Posted by taildragger1589 View Post
Just to throw in my two cents...
If you don't like to bend bamboo with steam, it can be easily shaped by bending it over a soldering iron.
I've made more than a few proctor kits using this method.

Nick
True, especially for free hand work! A heat gun works too. I've done a lot of steam bending over the years; building canoes and furniture and find it enjoyable.

Pat
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