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 Post subject: Bending question
PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:23 am 
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I've seen posts on using a small amount of fabric softener or windex, to bend some woods. How do you use each of these? Is one better than the other?


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 Post subject: Re: Bending question
PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:22 am 
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having used all 3 I feel the windex with ammonia D is the easiest to use.
super soft 2 water stains the wood and is the most costly
fabric softener you have to find a mix that works also leaves a perfume smell behind
windex comes in its own spray bottle and works without smell or water staining

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 Post subject: Re: Bending question
PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:03 am 
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Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Bending question
PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:37 am 
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I just used Windex on some flamed maple binding. It worked like a charm.

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