Norman Lathrop Enterprises | Norman Lathrop Enterprises
Index To How To Do It Information
Lathrop Report On Newspaper Indexes
A profile of Norman Lathrop Enterprises
Last Updated
  Index Home  |   A-Z Subject Heading Guide    |   Keyword Search  |   Union List 

Detailed entries for one subject from the INDEX TO HOW TO DO IT INFORMATION.
Click on a see also (sa) or tracing (xx) to view detailed entries about a related subject.
The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
To obtain a copy of any magazine article contact your local public library or the publisher.

xx   PRESS

Building a caul-style veneer press. Professional results on a small shop budget.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #16 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 30

Seat-of-the-pants veneer press consists of bar clamps, cauls (platens) and crowned wooden beams.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #40 Oct 1994 pg. 37

Shop-built vacuum press for bending and clamping veneers. A vinyl bag attached to a vacuum frame encases a wooden form. The veneer is placed on the form, the air exhausted, and the veneer is forced to conform to the shape of the form. Thin sheets of plywood may be formed and laminated into various shapes using the same device.
FINE WOODWORKING #16 May-Jun 1979 pg. 52

Tip: Use warm sandbags to apply even pressure to veneer being glued to a curved surface.
FINE WOODWORKING #37 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 26

Simple veneer press built from wood and canvas will eliminate need for custom-fitted caul when veneering curved work.
FINE WOODWORKING #37 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 28

Laying veneer. Includes details of a combination veneer press and woodworking bench.
FINE WOODWORKING #47 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 37
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #48 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 4
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #49 Nov-Dec 1984 pg. 4

Vacuum veneering. Build a lightweight vacuum-bag veneer press consisting of a homemade vinyl bag, a particleboard platform and a secondhand vacuum pump. It will handle large panels, but breaks down for easy storage.
FINE WOODWORKING #56 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 70

Making a veneered game cabinet. Provides lessons in a variety of veneering techniques with several different core materials. Includes plans for a shop made veneer press.
FINE WOODWORKING #83 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 68

Tip on using rigid foam insulation as a clamping pad for veneer.
FINE WOODWORKING #86 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 18

Simple veneer press combines a scissor-type auto jack with any available lumber.
FINE WOODWORKING #107 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 18

Tip: Use bags of lead shot to hold glued areas in tight contact.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1980 (v.8#2) pg. 23

Tip: Pad veneering press or clamps with cellular polystyrene which will conform to surface irregularities and allow clamping with sufficient pressure.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1983 (v.159#4) pg. 21

Make a veneer press that will accommodate various-size projects. Individual wooden frames are each fitted with three press screws. Build as many separate frames and frame sizes as required.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #43 Jun 1988 (v.8#1) pg. 38

Easily-built shop press (veneer press).
SCIENCE & MECHANICS #217 May 1963 (v.34#5) pg. 86

Backyard vacuum bagging. How the amateur boatbuilder can laminate panel veneers using cold-molding methods. Requires only a simple mold, plastic film and a vacuum pump.
WOODENBOAT #44 Jan-Feb 1982 pg. 99

How to lay (laminate) large panels of veneer using a heated caul, 2"x2" bearers, and C-clamps.
WOODWORKER #1040 Jul 1980 (v.84) pg. 470

Adjustable air bag press is used to apply even pressure when doing veneering, marquetry, etc.
WOODWORKER #1044 Nov 1980 (v.84) pg. 722

Sketches for a heated press designed to flatten veneers prior to laying.
WOODWORKER #1059 Feb 1982 (v.86) pg. 120

A simple press for veneering your own panels.
WOODWORKER #1062 May 1982 (v.86) pg. 336

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

Former for laminating small curved objects. A shaped block (pattern) is covered by a strong canvas which can be tightened by means of a screw mechanism. Laminated tops for small boxes, and similar pieces, can be made from veneer and clamped to shape in this press.
WOODWORKER #1110 May 1986 (v.90#5) pg. 430

Design idea for a hand-operated press for making hand-sawn veneers.
WOODWORKER Dec 1987 (v.91#12) pg. 1107

Cheap and efficient press for occasional, small veneering jobs uses bicycle inner tubes to create pressure.
WOODWORKER Jan 1988 (v.92#1) pg. 62

Tip on making veneer clamping pads from newspaper and polyethylene envelopes.
WOODWORKER Mar 1992 (v.96#3) pg. 79

Adjustable clamping frame made from angle iron is able to clamp the top and bottom of a stack of boxes, one large box, odd shapes, etc. Could be adapted to become a veneer press.
WOODWORKER Jun 1994 (v.98#6) pg. 86

Tip: How to use binding cord to hold a crossbanding or inlay to a curved edge while the glue sets.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1978 (v.2#5) pg. 11

Shop-built veneer press consists of two rigid particleboard boxes with the clamping power supplied by 10" handscrews.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1989 (v.45#1) pg. 12