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274344 Brian Welch <brian.w.welch@g...> 2021‑08‑09 Re: crossbow project
On Mon, Aug 9, 2021 at 2:28 PM Darrell wrote:

> Thanks Pete.
> I never heard of the dish detergent trick, might try that.

Back when I was building an 1830s-style banjo and had to bend wood for the
hoop I soaked the wood in a fabric softener solution for a few days, which
apparently is still a thing. I'm not sure it helped, but the backing straps
definitely saved my bacon.


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