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Simple Steam Box

Simple Steam Box Build a box and add a steam kettle: you’re ready to bend wood. By Seth Keller Building a steam box for bending wood only requires exterior-grade plywood, waterproof glue and an electric tea kettle. I bought my kettle from Lee Valley (see Source, below). It came with an aluminum pipe to direct steam into the box. Any electric kettle with a cylindrical spout for inserting a …

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The Art of Steam Bending

Building the form as a lattice work would keep weight down. Weather, not so much :)

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Workshop Essentials

A chopstick steamer and pegboard bending jig. Dunno what I'd do with it, but I kindof want to find out...

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