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Steam Bending: How to Make a Traditional-Style Toboggan

Lee Valley’s Patrick Laperrière and Matt Wallace had fun in the shop mastering steam bending while they constructed this traditional-style toboggan made using ash.

Cut List:
4 - 3.5" x 7' x 5/16" slats
4 - 13.5" x .75" x .75" cross supports
1 - 14" x 1" x 1.325" nose piece

Parts Required:
4 acorn nuts
4 bolts with flat heads
40 - 1" brass screws
Countersink all screws
16’ 3/8" rope

Building a Toboggan

03K0315 - Earlex Steam Generator

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Earlex Steam Generator

$98.00

03J7550 - Dual-Tread Push Stick

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Dual-Tread Push Stick

$41.90

17F0443 - Bessey 1 1/4" × 1" Spring Clamp, ea

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Bessey Steel Spring Clamps

From: $3.00

50J0360 - Drill/Countersink Set

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Quick-Change Drill/Countersink Set

$29.95

Sawing wood at the bench using a Japanese traditional ryoba saw

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Japanese Traditional Ryoba Saw

$69.50

Veritas Canvas Apron

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Veritas Canvas Apron

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80K6311 - Foam Mixed Pkg. of 15

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Foam Brushes

From: $7.50

49L5131 - Wood & Steam

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Wood & Steam

by Charlie Whinney

$22.90

A man wearing Professional Safety Glasses

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Professional Safety Glasses

$20.90

Hearing Protectors lying on a workbench

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Over-Ear Hearing Protectors

$32.50