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HOW TO CUT SAW KERFS FOR BENDING
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How to Cut Saw Kerfs For Bending

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Description:
Pieces of stock may be bent by crosscutting equally spaced kerfs in the portion of the stock to be bent. The spacing and depth of the kerfs depends upon the amount of bend and the flexibility of the stock.

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Use:
Bending stock by means of kerf cuts is a quick, practical method of constructing garden arbors, edges for drum tables and stools, or other projects requiring arched, curved or bent integral parts.

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