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Winter 2013-2014

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Rockler Steam Bending Kit

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Rockler Steam Bending Kit

Rockler simplifies wood bending process.

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced the Steam Bending Kit, a unique device woodworkers and do-it-yourselfers can use with any steam box to give any wood species enough plasticity to bend or curve to their liking. With no moving parts, the Steam Bending Kit makes it very easy to bend wood used in the construction of oval Shaker boxes, instruments, specialized molding, doors, handrails, and many other applications.

The Steam Bending Kit includes a built-in heating element that heats water and the contents of the steam box to 212° F. The refillable 5.3 quart reservoir may be filled and refilled to provide continuous steam when necessary on larger projects or when bending thicker, denser wood. Also included is a 10' long steam hose that safely directs steam to the steam box, and an assembly plan that provides easy step-by-step instructions on how to build a custom steam box.

The Steam Bending Kit and Plan (42826) retails for $89.99. It is available at Rockler Woodworking and Hardware stores nationwide, Rockler's independent resellers, Rockler.com, or in the Rockler catalog. For store locations or a free catalog, please visit www.rockler.com or call 1-877-ROCKLER.