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Re: Skin-on-Frame: Green-white oak

Thank Jay,
I read the article you recomended.
Steam bending without soaking first was something I hadn't decided on.
I millled a few test ribs yesterday from the air dried white oak I can get in short lengths.
I'm leaning towards a 3/8"x5/8" rib.
I think the 3/8" thickness dimension is where most of the strength is and proper spacing should make for
Good strength without a lot of extra weight.
I'm still looking at 1/4"x5/8", but it seems pretty thin.
After reading your article I'll start with just steaming without a pre soak.
With the test ribs I made yesterday bending doesn't seen like it'll be a problem.
RT

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