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Looks good.

And yes, it wouldn't have hurt to give those boards more time to dry. I typically do bending at the very beginning of a project then let the parts sit for a couple weeks while I work on everything else. Of course with kiln-dried wood you'd be liable to end up with spring back anyway so I'm not sure how much benefit a longer dry time would have provided.

The reason why the wood was failing in the S curve probably had less to do with the severity of the curve than the fact that the curve was going the opposite direction. That means the backup strap was no longer compressing the wood but was instead allowing it to stretch. Wood doesn't like to stretch so it's important to force it into compression.
 
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