[Bordermarch] shield press failure

hevrins at gmail.com hevrins at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 21:06:58 PDT 2010

You could just cut wood peices out and fill the weak spots so u dont have to replace anything

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Sender : wick7343 at yahoo.com
Date : 2010/10/09 13:34
Subject : [Bordermarch] shield press failure

 Well I finally got all of the pieces to my shield press together, cut up enough wood for 2 blanks, glued them together, and started tightening the press.  Then, the unthinkable happened.  I heard a tell-tale "crack" as the spots that I had modified from the original design split.  Apparantly I had failed to consider that the cutouts would take away from the integrity of the wood.  So I have now learned one way to NOT make a shield press.  Luckily the half that I did to specs survived with nary a scratch and I was able to salvage the wood that was to be used for the shields themselves before the glue dried.  Live and learn, as they say.  Now I must procure some more wood to remake the defective pieces.

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