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Old 11-14-2018, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Tim McKnight View Post
Hi Erithon,

Here I'm "Spritzing" the sides with water before bending them. Since I'm a little coo-coo please confirm that "spritzing" is another technical term
Confirmed! Lutherie has a long and noble tradition of spritzing, dating back to to the heyday of Markneukirchen. From the German spritzen ("to squirt or spray"), the English "spritz" is an essential step in side-bending--one practiced by apprentice and master alike
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