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Forum topic by elking67 posted 10-14-2013 10:59 AM 881 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-14-2013 10:59 AM

Would anybody know where to get a glue press to glue boards flat. I can find them for end to end but not for flat.
I want to glue up to build rifle stock.
Thanks for the help. Bob

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#1 posted 10-14-2013 12:30 PM

vacum Press

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#2 posted 10-14-2013 02:05 PM

Bob … I would joint the faces of the boards to get them flat, then glue and clamp, using as many clamps as you can get on to achieve even clamping pressure.

Not sure why you would need a special ‘press’.

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#3 posted 10-16-2013 07:30 AM

Bob, google “clamping cauls”


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#4 posted 10-16-2013 07:38 AM

A bookbinding press will work on smaller parts.

K-body style clamps exert even pressure for laminations.

If you don’t have flat and parallel faces, even a heavy
press won’t eliminate gaps in all your glue-ups.

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