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credit do to you for making it .you must have done a bit of research on it.

how did you treat the wood to be able to bend it looks like heat treated

One thing for me i am ashamed to say is the idea of enjoying myself is a trip to the cruise terminal via comfort means . having waiter service 4 -5 coarse meals and high tea, watching west end style shows and listening to the music in the piano bars. ,but if you spread that rumour I will deny it out right lol
 

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credit do to you for making it .you must have done a bit of research on it.
how did you treat the wood to be able to bend it looks like heat treated
One thing for me i am ashamed to say is the idea of enjoying myself is a trip to the cruise terminal via comfort means . having waiter service 4 -5 coarse meals and high tea, watching west end style shows and listening to the music in the piano bars. ,but if you spread that rumour I will deny it out right lol
Steam bending. If I'm around the house, I'll throw the kettle on the stove and get the water as hot as I can get it and pour it on the stick. Preferably in a wind proof place where things can get humid. The hot water and steam makes sticks a limp noodle. If I'm in the woods, I use a coffee can and attempt to do the same.

I'm as at home in the woods as I am at my house. In fact, if possible, I'd probably live out there lol.
 

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Fastinating! What wood do you use?
I used cedar. I might be wrong, but I like to use cedar for outdoor projects. It's a very hard wood and I think it doesn't rot as easily as other types of wood. It'll flake off but remains solid to the core.
 

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willow is good for making baskets also hazel works well .Hazel traditionally used for making hurdles . one piece sticks with a crook type handle is after all only heated and bent into shape and onec cool it wont lose that shape if seasoned .But a lot of wood is bent for boatbuilding and furniture making
 
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