Make a
Pretty Flower Press

1.  Wearing protective goggles, cut 2 squares about 6 X 6" out of
3/16" thick wood
2.  Drill matching holes in the 4 corners of both pieces of wood, using a 1/4" bit
3.  Round edges of corners with
sandpaper or sander
   
4.   Paint, decorate, and
varnish the
top of one piece 
of wood
as  
desired    

 
Cut corrugated cardboard
and blotting paper into 6 X 6" sheets,
cutting off all corners.
You will layer your flowers and plants between the  two pieces of wood as follows:
layer of corrugated cardboard;
layer of blotting paper;
layer of plants or flowers;
layer of blotting paper;
layer of corrugated cardboard.
Repeat til press is full.

Secure press with 4,
3" tall X 2/16" screws,
4 washers, and 4 wing nuts
of matching size
to the screws
this project is recommended for those familiar with tool and power tool use and safety
Spring Fun Tip 5