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#RA02 MAKE A WOODEN FLOWER PRESS
1/2" x 7" x 8"
1/2" x 7 x 8"
7" x 8"
7" x 8"
5/16" x 4"
B. Cutting Procedure:
Use table saw to cut top board (A) and bottom board (B) to proper dimensions.
Mark centers for corner holes for top board (A) and bottom board (B) 3/4" in from each edge.
Use hand drill or drill press and 3/8" drill bit to drill holes through boards (A) and (B) at centers.
Use a disk sander or sand paper to sand corner rounds for board (A) and (B).
Use box cutter or utility knife to cut corrugated boards (C) to proper dimensions.
Use scissors to cut blotter papers (D) to proper dimensions.
Drill 3/8" holes through each corner of corrugated boards (C) and blotter papers (D) to match holes in top and bottom boards (A) and (B).
Use scissors or utility knife to round corners of corrugated boards (C) and blotter papers (D) to match rounded corners of top and bottom boards (A) and (B).
Hand sand corner edges of top and bottom boards (A) and (B) using 120 grit sandpaper.
C. Assembly Procedure:
Insert bolts (E) through bottom board (B).
Place one corrugated board (C) on top of bottom board (B).
Place a blotter paper (D) on top of corrugated board (C).
Place flowers, leaves, etc to be pressed on the blotter paper.
Place another blotter paper over the items to be pressed.
Place another corrugated board (C) on top of the blotter papers (D).
Place top board (A) on top of corrugated board (C).
Place a flat washer (F) over each carriage bolt.
Screw a wing nut (G) onto each carriage bolt and hand tighten to exert pressure.
Additional layers can be used for pressing plants by repeating the assembly procedure. Only two plywood boards are needed no matter how many layers are used. Longer carriage bolts will be needed if the number of layers exceed the length of the 4" bolts recommended.
Cardboard box material can be used for corrugated board. Be sure the surfaces are clean, dry and free of any creases.
What You Need
1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained
1 lb. (16 oz.) VELVEETA®, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
1 can (10 oz.) RO*TEL Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained
8 slices cooked OSCAR MAYER Bacon, crumbled
Microwave ingredients in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 5 min. or until VELVEETA is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 3 min.
Total fat 5g
Saturated fat 3g
Dietary fiber 0g
Vitamin A 25%DV
Vitamin C 0%DV
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