Segmented bowl ring/ wood press

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Project by 49bill posted 04-01-2013 08:29 PM 9303 views 15 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 04-01-2013 09:04 PM

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


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#2 posted 04-02-2013 11:29 AM

Nice. I’m sure it works like a charm

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 04-02-2013 12:30 PM

Wonderful construction, it looks like you left nothing out.

-- honing my craft one mistake at a time.

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#4 posted 04-02-2013 01:02 PM

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

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 04-02-2013 01:28 PM

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 04-02-2013 03:01 PM

Your press looks great Bill.

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

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#7 posted 04-02-2013 04:34 PM

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 04-02-2013 10:57 PM

Love the press work!

-- Terry,Tennessee

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#9 posted 04-03-2013 08:40 AM

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 04-04-2013 02:43 PM

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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