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xx   PRESS

Makeshift press for installing bearings, seals and other parts utilizes an ordinary bottle jack.
DIRT RIDER #160 Mar 1996 pg. 120

How to build a die-forming press (used to press sheet metal into precut dies) simply and cheaply. Consists of three steel plates (10" diameter), four threaded rods, and a small hydraulic jack.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1994 (v.47#12) pg. 79

Build a lightweight press that will deliver up to 5 tons of force. Unit includes an $89 hydraulic set and $15 worth of steel components.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1969 (v.132#4) pg. 200

Hand-operated or hydraulic assisted arbor press can compress up to 10 tons. Built from steel channel and 2" square steel tubing.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1972 (v.138#3) pg. 154
Correction POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1973 (v.139#2) pg. 12

Hydraulic press you can build. A simple frame of angle iron and threaded stock, plus a hydraulic auto jack, combine to make a powerful press for bending metal.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1975 (v.144#4) pg. 85

Arbor press uses a hydraulic auto jack mounted in an angle iron frame. The frame is both bolted and glued together, thus needing no welding.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1968 (v.192#2) pg. 146

Modification of a hydraulic bottle jack to operate upside down for press use.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #200 Mar 1993 (v.17#8) pg. 29

Homemade hydraulic press (die) to form corrugated aluminum skins for an aircraft. Constructed mostly of wood.
SPORT AVIATION Feb 1986 (v.35#2) pg. 66

Make your own hydraulic veneering press. A hydraulic car jack applies the pressure to this adjustable press.
WOODWORKER #1081 Dec 1983 (v.87) pg. 783
Added Info WOODWORKER #1085 Apr 1984 (v.88) pg. 260

How to construct a hydraulic press using a five-ton hydraulic jack, steel channel and stock hardware. Est. cost: $45.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1976 (v.32#1) pg. 26