Yep, veneer people usually say they put things in press, not in the press. The reason is that there's many ways to press something, such as just putting a piece of MDF on top of the veneer and piling weight on, to a vacuum bag, etc. So we usually say put the material in press.
Originally Posted by Vaughn McMillan
[Added note: Thinking about this some more, I think it's from hearing other veneer workers say it that way. I could say "Press the veneer while the tape dries" instead of "Put the veneer in press while the tape dries." So I guess the usage is just vernacular. Maybe it came from the Brits.]
Last edited by Mike Henderson; 06-25-2011 at 02:05 PM.
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