Segmented bowl ring/ wood press

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Project by 49bill posted 508 days ago 2745 views 14 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this wood press for glue ups of rings for segmented bowls. It can be used for any applications to press glue ups until the glue sets up. Saw this on the internet and it works real good. It was my first time runnig threads through wood I was surprized how well the threads worked.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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#1 posted 508 days ago

I like this model ! I made mine with a car jack, but yours is nicer.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#2 posted 507 days ago

Nice. I’m sure it works like a charm

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#3 posted 507 days ago

Wonderful construction, it looks like you left nothing out.

-- honing my craft one mistake at a time.

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#4 posted 507 days ago

It;s a nice addition to your shop. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 507 days ago

Nice job Bill. Hey I don’t see no dust. Where you do your werk?

I have turned only one segmented bowl. I don’t do that much (hardly any) segmented bowls but if I did I would need one of these. Going to favorite it for future access.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#6 posted 507 days ago

Your press looks great Bill.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#7 posted 507 days ago

Thanks! guys for the comments. Dewayne the dust is everywhere look real close at the pictures

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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#8 posted 507 days ago

Love the press work!

-- Terry,Tennessee

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#9 posted 506 days ago

What a great way to disguise the cider press. The heck with the saw dust, where is the cider fermenting?

John in Hadley
If alcohol kills brains cells then doesn’t survival of the fittest mean I am evolving into a smarter person?

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#10 posted 505 days ago

Awesome wood press! Great build and design. I am sure that it works well and will get plenty of use in the shop. Great job!

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