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Old 10-17-2018, 01:28 PM
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Default Side Bending

Here are some shots for you luthier gear heads. Nick's Venetian cutaway incorporates a very tight 3/4" radius at the neck block junction and he as a special bending fixture to help him with this. This is always a bit of a scary operation when using figured woods like this Cuban Mahogany with interlocking grain.

The other Cuban Mahogany side being bent.

I am unsure about the legality of bending sides within the Portland city limits wearing a Seattle apron....
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