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Forum topic by elking67 posted 186 days ago 557 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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186 days ago

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 186 days ago

vacum Press

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#2 posted 186 days ago

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 184 days ago

Bob, google “clamping cauls”

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#4 posted 184 days ago

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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