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Project by omextreme posted 01-01-2012 01:23 AM 2348 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

About to try my hand at building a box with veneer inlay and didnt want to clamp the piece down to the top of my workbench so I built this this morning. 3/4 ply and some 10/4 oak cut down. Should be plenty strong. We will see tomorrow after the lid emerges!





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shipwright

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#1 posted 01-01-2012 01:27 AM

Good looking press but I think you have the screw collars on upside down.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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omextreme

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#2 posted 01-01-2012 01:52 AM

Good Eye, The screw collars are upside down, 2 reasons, I dont need the height right now and the main reason, I didnt have a 1 1/8” bit!

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shipwright

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#3 posted 01-01-2012 02:10 AM

Works for me.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#4 posted 01-01-2012 02:56 AM

I just made a similar one a few days ago and my first glue-up turned out just fine. Have fun with it!

-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.

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#5 posted 01-01-2012 04:03 AM

Let me know how it turns out. I acquired several sheets of veneer and laminate that I need to work into some projects…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#6 posted 01-01-2012 04:35 AM

Looks good to me ,now your ready for a pressing engagement :))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 01-01-2012 03:36 PM

Nice little press. It should work fine. Another veneer box builder is welcome! Looking forward to seeing the first product of the new press.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#8 posted 01-01-2012 07:25 PM

Great idea, Necessity, the mother of invention.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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