by Darryl Keil
In this comprehensive book and DVD course on using a vacuum press, Keil explains the forces at work and how to use them to your advantage for a wide range of tasks. The DVD guides you through several projects, demonstrating techniques for veneering and wood bending, and addressing common clamping challenges.
The companion book presents the material in a straightforward graphic format, with step-by-step photographs and instructions, along with other helpful reference information. It covers equipment choice, set-up, veneering flat and curved panels, pressing bent laminations, other uses for a vacuum clamp, and care and maintenance.
Softcover, 9" x 11", 90 pages, 2011. DVD length: 60 minutes.