retemper


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retemper

To replace water that has been evaporated from a mortar mix.
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Old-time sawyers pulled out a jammed log and with the blade turning slowly, used an old mop and water to cool the hot area on the blade quickly to retemper it and avoid a permanent warp or set.
(Note: Chocolate with sugar bloom can be used for baking but it should never be retempered for candy making.
He tells me: 'It is being retempered and sharpened, so that it may burnish brightly and cut a swathe through non-believers and faceless bureaucrats.'