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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...

    https://www.fine-tools.com/ham6.html

    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.

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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.

    More importantly - this is your 3rd Homemade Tool of the Week win! You join these other 3-Time Homemade Tool of the Week winners: rgsparber, rossbotics, mr95gst, Paul Jones, Christophe Mineau, Captainleeward, immortalx, scorch, Brendon, Frank S, morsa, mklotz, Vyacheslav.Nevolya, brianhw, kess, LMMasterMariner, jjr2001, Tuomas, olderdan, tonyfoale, bobs409, Mikhandmaker, thehomeengineer, old_toolmaker, celsoari, Bellevue Woodshop, Stevohdee, warsztatOdZera, Mark Presling, and Crusty.

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