...is a proper vacuum press. One of my cauls or clamps must have slipped overnight, for I woke this morning to find my table top veneers curled and lifting off the substrate.
My instinct immediately told me this is one for the fireplace, but I’ll put the matches aside for a few days while I calm down…this is supposed to be fun, after all. a.) I’ve only got a few boards invested in this piece so far and b.) I don’t want to spend the rest of my life staring at a hass-aft repair—especially when bookmatched grain is involved!—on a table top. All the same, a few days of calm reflection might turn up a less drastic solution.