Commercial presses cost beaucoup bucks. So I came up with this low-dough version for gluing up segmented turnings.
It’s always a time-consuming exercise to get a support table to match the height of my workstation when I need extra space.
The older I get, the more difficult I find it to handle full sheets of plywood safely. So, I made two simple modifications to my sawhorses that let me easily lift a full sheet.
I recently had to take apart an edge-glued panel because of a mistake. Unfortunately, modern wood glues hold so tenaciously that the wood breaks before the glue joint.
Even with a good dust collector connected to my cabinet-style tablesaw, a fair amount of sawdust still escaped through the various openings in the cabinet.
Changing scrollsaw blades without dropping them through the table is difficult for those of us with large hands.
I read with interest the answer you gave about avoiding blowout with pneumatic nail guns in the November 2007 issue of WOOD (issue 180, page 92).
Because I do a lot of frame-and-panel door glue-ups, my horizontal shop space quickly gets taken over by clamped-up boards.