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How do you handle yearly planning for your letterpress business?

Hi guys,I'm in the midst of doing yearly planning for my letterpress business, and wondered if anyone had feedback on how they handle their own yearly planning. Specifically: when do you aim to send out your catalogs, accept orders, and plan on…Continue

Tags: wholesale, business

Started by Kate in Business Matters 27 minutes ago.

Iowa City Press Co-op fundraiser party!

We would like to share some exciting news and ask for your help! Public Space One (and its community print shop Zenzic Press) is collaborating with the Paper Nest, and the Drift Plain Collective (a group of four local professional book/print artists…Continue

Tags: city, iowa, valentines, printing, fundraiser

Started by Kimberly Maher in News and Announcements yesterday.

Press motor help!

I have a old Kimble Electric electric motor, that runs my C&P press, that needs to be wired to the plug & switch. My concern or rather frustration comes from the fact that all that I have is the wiring from the motor which are 4 black wires,…Continue

Started by Michael Sheets in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help Jan 24.

Jacques Board Shear and Bookbinder's Backing Press For Sale 2 Replies

Jacques Board Shears is 33 inch cut. Backing Press is 24 inches usable length.…Continue

Started by Mike Anton in Classifieds. Last reply by Mike Anton Jan 23.

C & P Letterpress For Sale

My  friend is selling a C & P letterpress in Chicago check out ebay link…Continue

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Started by Jenna in Classifieds Jan 17.

Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8? 21 Replies

Hi all--I'm very new to this medium, and a friend just gave me (!) a Kelsey 5x8 tabletop press that was sitting in her basement. It doesn't have a chase bed or a chase, and I was wondering if anyone has had any luck tracking down replacement chases.…Continue

Started by Nicole Em in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by Tatiana Shannon Jan 17.

Is it weird not to offer printing services? 4 Replies

As soon as I announced my the opening of my letterpress studio, a lot of folks have contacted me to print their designs. Since I don't offer commercial printing services, I turn them away. I try to do it politely and I refer them to a commercial…Continue

Tags: commercial, not, offered, vs, studio

Started by Jill Broadhacker in Business Matters. Last reply by Jill Broadhacker Jan 16.

Material Print Machine - New community print studio needs your support!

Hello!Material Print Machine is a new artist-run community print studio and bindery at the Omni Commons in Oakland. We are a collective of people dedicated to the art of print and publishing who have come together to share skills, knowledge, and…Continue

Tags: oakland, donations, collective, equipment, omni

Started by Ava Sayaka Rosen in Classifieds Jan 14.

Adana Eight-Five and Five-Three for sale 2 Replies

I am selling my 2 Adana's to make room for a C&P. They are both in…Continue

Tags: Adana, Letterpress

Started by Sabine Brunner in Classifieds. Last reply by Sabine Brunner Jan 11.

FOR SALE: Heidelberg and Challenge Paper Cutter

Heidelberg Windmill 10x15 black ball for sale in South Salt Lake City, Utah. One previous owner before I purchased it in 2012. Only my friend and I have been operating it since. Rollers are in good condition. Selling it for $3400 and includes tympan…Continue

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Started by Nic Annete Miller in Classifieds Jan 9.

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How Do You Handle Yearly Planning for Your Letterpress Business?

Hi guys,I'm in the midst of doing yearly planning for my letterpress business, and wondered if anyone had feedback on how they handle their own yearly planning. Specifically: when do you aim to send out your catalogs, accept orders, and plan on sending stock out for each season? Is there a standard time for the holiday season catalog to go out, and a cut-off date for stores to place their orders?In other words: is there a typical calendar year for a letterpress business that primarily…See More
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Iowa City Press Co-op fundraiser party!

We would like to share some exciting news and ask for your help! Public Space One (and its community print shop Zenzic Press) is collaborating with the Paper Nest, and the Drift Plain Collective (a group of four local professional book/print artists and educators) to establish the IOWA CITY PRESS CO-OP. The Iowa City Press Co-op will be a space dedicated to providing resources for print, book, and paper artists and community members to…See More
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