The portable press is a assembly press for pressing nailplates into timber at the construction site. It consists of a c-frame with a single-action hydraulic cylinder, 2 press plates, a hydraulic unit with control panel . The press is easily taken to the working location using the handle and the two wheels. The hydraulic cylinder extends on simultaneous extension . The two press plates provides good contact with the workpiece. The hydraulic cylinder with the press plate moves back to the starting position when the buttons are released.