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Question about the Morgan Line-O-Scribe 6 Replies

Hi GuysI’m a papermaker and printmaker trying to expand my little handmade paper shop into the realm of letterpress stationary and little flyers/posters (I’m also talking to someone on Craigslist for a little 5X8 Kelsey in good shape for the…Continue

Tags: Line-O-Scribe, Beginner, Letterpress

Started by Tatiana Shannon in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by Tatiana Shannon yesterday.

Good first press?

Hi LadiesI’m a papermaker and printmaker trying to expand my little handmade paper shop into the realm of letterpress stationary and little flyers/posters (I also have a post in this forum about a little Morgan Line-O-Scribe I'm looking at).While…Continue

Started by Tatiana Shannon in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help on Sunday.

Free press in Denver area

Thought I'd pass this along: Found the listing on Briar Press ... was looking into it but I don't think the shipping costs are feasible for us at this time:http://www.briarpress.org/40951Continue

Started by Lisa Newcomb in Classifieds Dec 2.

Be kind to your fellow printers 4 Replies

So, this is probably the strangest encounter with another printer I have ever come across in my 25 years in business...I recently purchased a home in the Santa Cruz area and have a full time dedicated letterpress studio where Ive been working for…Continue

Tags: collaborate, bullying, competition, letterpress

Started by Ashley Cunningham in Business Matters. Last reply by Phi Design Nov 30.

Spacers (copper or brass) in variety assortment pack?

Does anyone know of an online supplier that has an assortment pack of thin spacers? I am looking for varying sizes (copper or brass).The suppliers I have found carry packs of each individual size and that's much more than I need.Thanks in advance!Continue

Started by Phi Design in Supplies and Sources Nov 30.

Building a Business 5 Replies

Hi:I am bootstrapping a Letterpress Business, or, at least, have been trying to for seven years now.  What I have going for me is that I have a fully complimented Letterpress shop, and I have a Letterpress background going back to the late 1960s.  I…Continue

Tags: marketing, ideas, up, Start, Business

Started by Gary Johanson in Business Matters. Last reply by kelly mcmahon Nov 23.

Packing for a Vandercook SP-20 1 Reply

Hello!  I have been wondering about proper packing on my SP-20. I have a Galley Bed Plate with 040 cylinder undercut. I have Vandercook Tympan, .003 packing sheets and a Mylar sheet. Everything I can find as to how much packing you need does not…Continue

Started by Courtney Peters in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by kelly mcmahon Nov 17.

Buying type 6 Replies

I'm looking to build my type collection. I was wondering where everyone usually finds their type cases (aside from ebay)?Continue

Tags: type

Started by Stefanie Wolfson in Business Matters. Last reply by Laura Pugh Nov 16.

Complete Letterpress Shop for Sale

My husband is retiring and wants me to travel the world with him so I'm selling everything from my successful studio:  letterpressoftulsa.comAll good things must come to an end - I'd love to pass on all my treasures to someone who who will love them…Continue

Started by Sharon Braun Hutton in Classifieds Nov 13.

Letterpress Conference Save the Date!

The next Ladies of Letterpress Conference will be June 11-13, 2015. Put it in your calendar and check the website as we update it with events and workshops (http://www.letterpressconference.com/).…Continue

Tags: LoLPCon2015, Conference, Letterpress

Started by Jessica C. White in News and Announcements Nov 6.

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Tatiana Shannon replied to Tatiana Shannon's discussion Question about the Morgan Line-O-Scribe
"Yes indeed- I am very happy about the little Kelsey. 5 X 8 is a little small- but its big enough to handle business cards, greeting cards, and most stationary. Eventually I'll probably need to expand to a slightly larger press, but this is a…"
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Tatiana Shannon replied to Tatiana Shannon's discussion Question about the Morgan Line-O-Scribe
"Hi Camille Thank you so much for the link- I have been looking around for where to buy rollers and these guys definitely look good. "
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Camille Robin replied to Tatiana Shannon's discussion Question about the Morgan Line-O-Scribe
"Hi Tara,      Congratulations on your new Kelsey!!! I love my 5x8 Kelsey. I purchased my rollers from Todd. They print perfect, have locking trucks, and the customer service is awesome!  http://www.toddspresstime.com/  …"
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Susan Carter Morgan replied to Tatiana Shannon's discussion Question about the Morgan Line-O-Scribe
"Great, it sounds like it will work out!"
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