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fishing net?

have any of you made a fishing net? i would like to make one for my father, i know you have to steam the wood 1 hr for every inch of wood. do i soak the wood, and would a 55 gal drum converted into a steamer work?
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I have looked into the process but have not done it yet. Everything I have seen has the net being lamented out of thin strips of contrasting wood that are bent around a form, glued and clamped. IA quick google will give you the idea.
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Issue 34 of Shopnotes magazine has full instructions of how to make a fishing net, including the bending jig etc.

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found this site yesterday about it and it is pretty informative http://www.joelwoodworks.com/index_files/page0112.htm
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