We’ve been experimenting with some steam bending recently – making prototypes for both furniture and other smaller items. Here you can see some steam bent sweet chestnut and ash hanging from our workshop ceiling as it dries out and becomes more stable.
Allowing the steam bent shapes to rest while being held in shape like this means that there will be a much smaller chance of any ‘spring back’ occurring.
We’ll have some more completed steam bent products available soon, so keep up to date on on our blog and Instagram to see our steam bent lamps & furniture. All made from locally grown British hardwoods.