Has anyone tried this, and...?

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Captainkirk
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Has anyone tried this, and...?

#1 Post by Captainkirk » Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:40 am

Has anyone tried this, and is there any reason why you could not take it a step further and glue in a formed riser and recurve the tips?

PART I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUbLr1ItUzo

PART II
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLJxdWDnidw

PART III
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYFPkiTSm9E
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Re: Has anyone tried this, and...?

#2 Post by Carpdaddy » Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:31 am

Tried it many years ago but couldn’t find a board with grain straight enough, too many run outs. And didn’t have Maple so I tried Oak, not a good idea. Before going to far with bends you may want to consider a backing. Maybe a strip of Hickory or bamboo?

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Re: Has anyone tried this, and...?

#3 Post by Captainkirk » Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:58 am

Carpdaddy wrote:Tried it many years ago but couldn’t find a board with grain straight enough, too many run outs. And didn’t have Maple so I tried Oak, not a good idea. Before going to far with bends you may want to consider a backing. Maybe a strip of Hickory or bamboo?
He suggests rawhide in the videos.
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Re: Has anyone tried this, and...?

#4 Post by Carpdaddy » Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:45 pm

Oh okay, I didn’t watch but parts of them.

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