Tung and groove
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Details of the door frames secured to lattice below:
Why steam bend the laths?
The short answer is described visually here:
Here is an example of another hyperboloid
Update july 10th 2015 – we are still into hyperboloids it seems. Jed found another way to illustrate the hyperboloid effect. See:
the straight line creates a “Waist”.http://i.imgur.com/sGOvKGT.gif
So to counter this effect in December 2012 we built a steam box and went to bending away.
Here is a better day time view of the steam box we built.
This is what steam bent laths looks like when assembled as a khanas. See how the overall shape is not concave but bulges out a bit?
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