How Wood Can Change State

Thursday, June 14, 2018
4:15 PM -  5:00 PM

What if you take a 4X4 and cut kerfs a bandsaw can’t cut — with a water jet? Kerfed wood that bends in two dimensions can bloom in three dimensions, seeming to stretch and expand in volume.. Tests were made with a 55,00 psi water jet and a stream bag to create architectural-scale, sculptural elements. This talk will show how a new technique is pushed to its failure point to find the full range of results, and new potentials.