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Re: Workmate

Works as good (almost) as a job backer or similar hand-press. You'll have
to make sure that you have even pressure on both ends of the book though.
You'll also want to use boards (wooden, or thick cardboard) on either side
so that you don't impress the press into the book.


At 04:51 PM 5/22/2001 +0000, you wrote:
>Has anyone ever tried to use a Black & Decker Workmate vice/bench for
>rounding and backing books?
>Any tips for getting the best use out of one?

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