Hot foil die making 1 Reply

Fellow forum goers, I am seeking some general advice regarding hot foil dies. It seems that i am unable to find the information I seek via general internet queries, so I'm trying a more direct quote.I am looking to make a die, about the size of a…Continue

Started by Trent Watson in Job Advice. Last reply by Renata K. 9 hours ago.

selling 2 presses: 1 proof press, and 1 kelsey 5x8 platen press 2 Replies

Hi, I'm selling 2 presses$400 - a generic proof press deal that you hand ink (i'll include a brayer, as well as some registration blocks, and a galley to bring everything type high) this one weighs 175lbs and is around 20x32 printing area$300 - a…Continue

Started by Thera Webb in Classifieds. Last reply by Thera Webb on Wednesday.

Paper & Book Cloth for sale

5 sheets of Cave Paper for sale. Indigo 22" x 30" solid indigo blue, gelatin size. Retails for $24/sheet. 25 sheets of Somerset Velvet, Soft White 22" x 30" 250gsm.2 yards Canapetta bookcloth color #1415 Tan Retails for $15.50/yard.If interested,…Continue

Tags: printmaking, cloth, book, paper

Started by Tia Blassingame in Classifieds May 23.

Pressing On: The Letterpress Film + LOLP Member Challenge 2 Replies

We challenge Ladies of Letterpress members to contribute to…Continue

Tags: Letterpress Film, Pressing On

Started by Kseniya: Thomas-Printers in News and Announcements. Last reply by Kseniya: Thomas-Printers May 19.

ordering a die - what gauge? 2 Replies

I'm working with a customer to order a die for the first time.  I will be printing business cards on Lettra.  I'm working with Owosso graphics & I don't know what gauge will be best for me to get a good impression on Lettra, on my Pilot Press.…Continue

Started by Joy Ragland in Job Advice. Last reply by Joy Ragland May 19.

Kelsey 5x8 looking for a great home! 9 Replies

'Allo, friends!I have a Kelsey 5x8 in need of a home. I've upgraded to an 6x10, and don't need the 5x8 anymore. It's in fantastic shape (I've used it regularly for the past four years), and has new Ramco rubber rollers (as of last year). Here's the…Continue

Tags: Model, U, 6x10, Excelsior, 5x8

Started by Andru Bemis in Classifieds. Last reply by Andru Bemis May 18.

Looking to buy a 10x15 C&P. New England, USA, but open to shipping. 4 Replies

I am in need of a 10x15 C&P Letterpress. I am setting up a shop in Maine. I would prefer to find a press in the New England area for pickup, but I am open to shipping if need-be. If anyone has any available presses, or knows of any good…Continue

Tags: New, England, USA, Maine, Printing

Started by Ashley Janice Longenecker in Business Matters. Last reply by Ashley Janice Longenecker May 18.

Bronzing? 2 Replies

Hi all, I'm wondering if anyone uses the bronzing technique in their work. I've never tried it and heard it's good for punching up certain letterpress projects. Been on Briar Press and get the basic gist, but any tips, techniques, and or…Continue

Started by Kate in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by Kate May 13.

Looking for neon inks 2 Replies

I'm looking for maybe 2 oz each of neon pink, yellow and orange inks... rubber based preferred but will do oil or soy.I have some rubber based van son transparent white for trade or I'm willing to pay.Let me know if you've got some to sell!LisaContinue

Tags: tubes, pantone, neon, ink

Started by Lisa Newcomb in Classifieds. Last reply by Lisa Newcomb May 13.

Moving a Vandercook across the country 2 Replies

I've just purchased a Vandercook #4 from Dan at The Arm in Brooklyn (yay!) but now I'm figuring out the logistics of moving it from Brooklyn to my home in Asheville, North Carolina. Does anyone know of reliable movers in the NYC area? I'm also…Continue

Started by Macon York in Business Matters. Last reply by Macon York May 13.

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