A Guide to Bent Laminations: Part II
Part 2 of 3: Resawing veneers on the bandsaw
When making bent-laminated furniture components, there are a variety of sources for the thin plies that make up the stacked lamination. You can resaw your own plies from a single board or use commercial veneers, explains furniture maker Chris Gochnour. In this video, the second in a three-part series on making bent laminations, Gochnour details these options, and demonstrates how to resaw veneers on the bandsaw. Part 1: Making a Sturdy Bending Form Learn how to build a sturdy plywood form and shape its curved components with a router template. Part 3: Gluing Up and Trimming Gochnour details his shopmade vacuum bag and demonstrates how to use it to glue up a bent lamination.