How to start a foldform boat fold
Last year I learned to make a basic boat fold during hands-on time at the CLB workshop. When I got home, though, I had a little trouble with it. This clip would have been a helpful memory trigger. Note that the boat begins with a loop of metal inserted into the vise like a wedge T-fold.
It really helped me to see the process in action, though; especially how the initial shape is made with the vise -- and how the rocking motion needs to look while you hammer.
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