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Old 01-14-2019, 12:29 PM
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Originally Posted by John Arnold View Post
Jatoba also has a nice tap tone, and the hardness and density are in the rosewood range. The main downside is that it is reportedly very stiff, and resists bending unless it is thinned significantly.
That brings up something i've been very curious about over time. I've seen the occasional item over the years like bentwood furniture, where a quite thick piece of wood is bent. I realize that it is normally laminated, but is that the only reason it can be bent? Is it possible that a different method is being used?
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