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bow form bracing
The bow form was deflecting downward too much when the rails were being clamped up, so I added 2 angle braces up from the strongback to the cantilevered form. 4 screws in each side seemed to stiffen everything right up. Whew!


there's an ongoing discussion in our forums about this project if you have any questions or comments.
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