#73 Side Bending Machine Basics Part 1 – Building Forms

In this series, I talk about bending guitar sides with a side bending machine as opposed to bending by hand around a hot pipe. I talk about the pros, the cons, and the practical tips on bending wood. And I demonstrate my side bending procedure with the side bending machine.
In this first part I talk about the machine itself, designed by Charles Fox, and I talk about building the forms and waist press shoes necessary for using the side bender.

 

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