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    Quote Originally Posted by Philip Davies View Post
    Veneer is applied with a veneer hammer, although no hammering is involved. It looks a bit like a croupier’s rake, but is used back to front, with pressure applied on the cross piece in a zigzag way along the veneer being laid. I’ll post a picture tomorrow, if you like.
    Ah, yes, veneer hammer...

    now that I see one, it looks vaguely familiar. Somehow I mis-mixed the "hammer" word with the notion of flattening.

    Thanks for straightening me out.

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    There have been times I needed such a hammer

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    Congratulations Philip Davies - your Flatter is the Homemade Tool of the Week!

    Clever re-use of a hammer; this strategy will come in handy to a lot of people.

    Some more nice picks from this week:

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    Philip Davies - we've added your tool entry to our All Homemade Tool of the Week winners post. You'll be receiving a $25 online gift card, in your choice of Amazon, PayPal, or bitcoin. Please PM me your current email address and gift card choice and I'll get it sent over right away.

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