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Old 01-25-2021, 09:04 AM
warfrat73 warfrat73 is offline
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I'm going to be bending on a hot pipe. When I tried this once before, I did buy a few practice sides from a local supplier (Madagascar Rosewood of all things), and had pretty good success bending those... but that was about a decade ago.

Those practice sides were about as far as I got with that first "build" before I ran out of money to buy the tools I needed (broke grad student), and kind of lost interest (depressed and over worked grad student).
"What have I learned but the proper use for several tools" -Gary Snyder

Bourgeois DR-A / Martin CS D-18 (Adi & flamed hog) / Martin OM-21 / Martin 000-17sm / Northwood M70 MJ / 1970s Sigma DR-7 / Eastman E1OM / Eastman E6D
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