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    Here are a few shots of a press I built for my wife. Construction was pretty strait forward. I used the screw out of an old C Clamp, some scrap plywood, and 1" flat stock. I put it all together with my Passport. in order to true the guides and screw I hung the press from my rafters in a reverse plumb bob fashion. All and all, pretty fun project and great way to spend a Sunday.
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    What is a book press used for & why would you want to press a book?

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    • #3
      It can be used to flatten and hold just about anything while drying. My wife needed it for her art work, however, they are mostly used in book binding.

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      • #4
        Forgot to mention that you did a nice job on it. Thanks for the explanation.

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        • #5
          Another nice work!

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          • #6
            Looks great. Its also nice when we can do a project for the wife or g/f, especially nice when we can have fun doing it. I wish my wife would think up a project that I could build, but for some reason she keeps referring to laundry and dishes.

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