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Posted on: 1/29/03 12:00 PM
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I own a June Tailor point presser & clapper which I use a lot but for pressing long seams like trousers I have a long clapper/pressing tool.
From the timber trade I bought steamed beech wood 33 inch long 4 inch wide 1 inch thick,this wood is needed for your pressing material it does not transform like other wood can do when you apply steam and heat.

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eleda said... (1/30/03 0:03 AM) Reply
Thanks els. I didn't know that the wood for something like this needed to be special. I would have bought the wrong kind.
els said... (1/29/03 5:28 PM) Reply
Hello Dale,I did not cover it because I only use it for pressing after I use the steam from my iron ,but ofcourse you ca put an old woolen blanket on top of the wood and cover that with a piece of cotton
Dale C said... (1/29/03 2:40 PM) Reply
That's a good idea. It would make a good sleeve board too. Did you make a cover for it? My sleeve board needs replacing.
 
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