Learn how to bend wood using a jig with this helpful how-to video. A jig is a form that allows you to apply the pressure necessary to create bends in laminated wood and to hold them in place until the glue dries.
Attach the backer along the back of the melamine shelf.
Attach the two bending blocks to the face of the shelf.
Laminate the wood together.
Lay the laminated wood on the jig with the two ends touching the angle blocks.
Pull the wood back toward the backer, and put a clamping block in place and tighten slowly with a clamp.
Add clamps to each end of the clamping block. Add clamps to the angle blocks.