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Old 11-04-2020, 08:07 AM
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My initial thought is modern binding doesn't shrink much if at all, and it's quite hard to scrape the binding so that it's shy of the level of the wood, and very easy to scrape so the binding is perfectly flush. So like Howard, I go to the wood has swollen possibly through over humidification.
Brian Evans
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