Steam Bending A Wood Toboggan Part 2

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In our final episode of the year I finish the construction and assembly of a traditional steam bent wood toboggan.  The assembly was done using #12 stainless flat head screws that were counter sunk leaving the heads flush with the bottom of the sled.  After assembly the entire toboggan was finished with 2 coats of West System epoxy using their 207 clear hardener, sanded with 320 grit paper and final topcoats were applied with Pettit V-975 Satin urethane Varnish.   As I mentioned in the…

Steam Bending A Toboggan Part 1

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Here I primarily cover tips and techniques for steam bending lumber. In this case it happens to be for building a toboggan but the same guidelines apply for any application.

My Short Video Made It Into The Top 20!!

Hi All ! I submitted a short video into a contest and as luck would have it it’s made it into the top 20! Voting is being done by giving a thumbs up on my video. I’m video #10 on the playlist! The contest was to create a short video response completing this sentence, “A Mere Mortal . . .” If you have a few minutes please check out the top videos and show your support! Thank you! Watch the Video Here!! ~Andy (aka Boatworks…

Building A Wood Xylophone Part 2

Part 2 of this awesome xylophone project. A great gift for the toddler or musician in your life.

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