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Bendywood is a range of solid natural timber that is highly flexible and suitable for a range of uses without the need for templates, steam or lamination.

For example 50mm diameter solid oak Bendywood can be cold curved to form a spiral staircase handrail.

Wood species:

  • Beech
  • Oak (European and American)
  • Maple
  • Ash
  • Cherry (European and American)
  • Walnut (European and American)
  • Tropical Wood (on request) 
Key Features
  • Natural solid timber
  • No chemical treatment
  • 100% ecological
  • Wood grain follows the curve
  • Remains flexible for ever 
  • Bent on site
Scope of Use
  • Bendywood is mainly used in stair construction and in the domain of interior decoration where traditional wood bending or lamination techniques are not possible
  • Used in the furniture industry, with new applications being developed in response to architects and designers needs
Limitations on Use
  • Suitable for interior use only
In-Service History

Notable projects:

  • Smales Farm — For the central spiral staircase in the atrium, Woodform supplied and installed a bespoke curved handrail, comprising approximately 120m of Bendywood 48mm diameter curved solid oak
  • Bauer Auckland's Shed 12 Development fit out offices — Spiral staircase 
  • Sheraton Hotel Queen Street — Spiral staircase




Woodform are acknowledged experts in bending and shaping wood, employing traditional craftsmanship and modern technology to turn the unique concepts of designers into reality.

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