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Part 1
Introduction

Welcome
Veneering Basics

14 Good Reasons
Vacuum Press Uses
Vacuum Press Options
Overview

Questions & Answers
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Part 2a (Option 1 of 2)
Project: V2 Venturi Press

About Project: V2
Parts List
Build the Manifold
Build the Reservoirs
Assemble the Venturi
Make the Carrier
Wire the Press
Testing and Adjusting
Mods and Options
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Part 2b (Option 2 of 2)
Project: EVS Pump Press

About Project: EVS
Parts List
Pump Selection
Build the Manifold
Build the Sub-Manifold
Build the Reservoirs
Make the Carrier
Final Assembly
Wire the Press
Testing and Adjusting
Mods and Options
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Part 3
Vacuum Bagging

Vacuum Bag Basics
Polyurethane vs. Vinyl
DIY Vacuum Bags (A)
DIY Vacuum Bags (B)
Connect the Bag
Bag Closures
Bag Platens
Breather Mesh
Maintenance
DIY Frame Press

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Part 4
Veneer Information

About Veneer
Veneering Glossary
Veneering Myths
Balancing a Panel

Veneer Glues
Veneering Tips
Substrate Materials
Flattening Veneers
A Sharp Veneer Saw
Jointing Veneers
Taping Veneers
Dealing with Defects
Curing Glued Panels
Veneering w/o Vacuum
Hammer Veneering
Iron-On Veneering
Veneer Storage
Amazing Bookmatches
Copper Veneer Guide
Paperbacked Veneer

Edgebanding Guide
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Part 5
Miscellaneous Info

Vacuum Press FAQ
Veneering FAQ
Veneer Glue FAQ
Copper Veneer FAQ
Vacuum Forming
Vacuum Chucking
Vacuum Clamping Pedal
Vacuum Clamping Jigs
Vacuum Clamp Matrix
DIY Vacuum Manifold
Vacuum Press Gallery 1
Vacuum Press Gallery 2
Downloads (PDF's)

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Vacuum Veneering - Tips, Tricks, and More

Vacuum Pressing and Clamping System Instructions

You can now print out the vacuum press and clamping kit instructions by downloading the corresponding PDF file below.

A) Project: EVS Electric Vacuum System
   Last Update: 9/25/17 Current Version: 1.v.12

B) Project: V2 Venturi Press (Mini, Basic & Plus)
  Last Update: 6/29/17 Current version: 3.a.12

C) Project: V2 Venturi Press (Premium)
  Last Update: 6/29/17 Current version: 2.t.14

D) Vacuum Clamping Instructions
  Last Update: 8/23/17 Current Version: 2.i

E) Vacuum Press System Chart
  Last Update: 7/20/17 Specifications for each system

F) Thomas Vacuum Pump Information
  Last Update: 7/29/17 Pneumatic and wiring information for the Thomas pump.
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