October 3, 2007

Solid hardwood that can be bent in a cold, dry state

Bendywood is solid hardwood that can easily be bent while cold and dry to a radius of ten times its thickness. Thin sections can be bent by hand and thicker sections with the application of sufficient force. Handrails can be bent into shape, table edges can be profiled and then bent and glued into place, and sculptural forms can be created quickly and with ease. Bendywood can be worked like normal wood and can offer great time savings, cost savings, and a better-finished product compared to traditional wood bending or laminating techniques.

Contact: Candidus Prugger Sas, Bressanone, Italy.

For more information, see Transmaterial: A Catalog of Materials That Redefine our Physical Environment

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