Fun and Easy to use! Enjoy using this press for book making, print making, plant pressing, collage, stamping, collagraphs, embossing and new uses we haven’t thought of. Constructed with Baltic birch plywood and poplar and finished with water based polyurethane. The 3/8th in 6061 grade aluminum plate helps to achieve uniform pressure for your projects. Each press is hand built and sanded then hand finished with a buffers polish. Platen is 15-¼ inches x 10-½ inches with a 5 inch opening.