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longboard/press question, too long for title please look at the details? Answered

im building a longboard, i wanna make it out of 3 sheets of 1/4 inch birch, when i put it into the press should i put all 3 sheets in at once, or put 2 in , let them dry, and then glue the third one on?

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aeray
aeray

Answer 10 years ago

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seandogue
seandogue

10 years ago

I don't bui8ld board, so you can take what I say with a grain of salt.

My educated guess is that all three should be laminated in one action. Attempting to put any bend into the boards could make adding a third section quite difficult once the first two are laminated.

Don't spare on glue, and don't press them *too hard when they get clamped, since too much clamp pressure will squeeze out too much glue.

Again, this is from someone who has laminated many boards, but not from someone who actually builds skateboards.