This is a handcrafted book press that is crafted from solid red oak. The platen measures 13" X 14.5". Both platens (upper and lower) are finished with an aluminum oxide coating which is very tough and allows easy cleanup of glues and other foreign matter. The frame and base is finished in clear polyurethane. The upper platen is not attached (floating) to allow the utmost versatility in pressing book bindings, photographs, flowers, etc.
These are made to order and take about 6 weeks to complete and ship. This is a lovely objet d'art in its own right, but is also an incredibly useful tool in any crafting workshop.