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Call for entry- Type, Paper Scissors: A Broadside Exhibit

Type, Paper, ScissorsA Broadside Exhibit Pinyon Jay Press and Idaho State University invite artists to submit broadsides using hand set type for a national juried exhibition in the Transition Gallery in the Pond Student Union in Pocatello, Idaho.…Continue

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Letterpress shop to sublet in NJ

Daily rate of just $25 will allow anyone to come use my Vandercook SP15 in my print shop in New Jersey not far from the Lincoln Tunnel. Haven't done much with the SP15 with these days. Hate to see it go to waste. This is an opportunity for anyone…Continue

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Looking for Small Quoins (e.g. Wickesham Speed Quoins) and Key 2 Replies

Hi Everyone,I recently acquired a Kelsey 5x8 from a neighbor that was moving out of town.  Does anyone have extra small quoins/key for sale?   I'm also looking for a small base (3.5" x 6.5" Deep Relief Base) if anyone has an extra one for sale.Thank…Continue

Started by Loly O in Classifieds. Last reply by Loly O on Monday.

Embossing Advice 6 Replies

Hi AllAnyone out there do embossing? I'm setting up a bevel emboss & can't get the impression the same on the multiple up die we have.It was suggested I try a 'floating makeready'. I've been searching the key words on line but I'm not having any…Continue

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Started by Megan Huston in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by Megan Huston on Friday.

Registration now open for Type on the Cob III!

Registration is now open! This September, join us in beautiful Iowa for so many great…Continue

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Started by Kseniya: Thomas-Printers in Conference on Friday.

KSBA help 3 Replies

I am under the impression that the only way to increase impression on a KSBA is to build up the packing. I am printing quite a large poster with a large printed area. To get the kind of bite that we know our client wants I need to put a bit of…Continue

Tags: impression, KSBA

Started by Elizabeth Ross in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by Barbara Jean Yaple Jun 22.

can any identify this press? 2 Replies

For the life of me I can't figure this one out. Anyone have an idea what type of table top press this might be?I guessing someone in the collective borg will know :)…Continue

Started by Laura Smith in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by Barbara Jean Yaple Jun 22.

Selling a Tabletop Craftsman Monarch 9x12 Press - FULLY OUTFITTED

For sale is a Craftsman Monarch Tabletop Letterpress fully outfitted. Included in this sale is:- Letterpress machine- base from elum- leading- 2 chase locks- 2 chases, one is 9 x 12, the other one not so sure but it fits into the machine- 2 rollers…Continue

Started by Jennifer in Classifieds Jun 22.

Looking for a Kelsey 3x5 Chase!

Hello all,I recently got a great deal on a kelsey 3x5 on ebay - except it has everything but a chase.Does anyone have one for sale, or know where I can obtain one?Thank you!-Madisonmadison@foxtrotcreativestudio.comContinue

Tags: chase, 3x5, kelsey

Started by Madison Paxton in Classifieds Jun 20.

Foil edging

 Hi everyone,i'm from Belgium (Europe) and have a shop www.microfan.bei love to learn how to foil edginga few customers asking me for some invitation cards…Continue

Tags: edging, cards, invitation, hot, foil

Started by Stefan Van Camp in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help Jun 9.

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Call for entry- Type, Paper Scissors: A Broadside Exhibit

Type, Paper, ScissorsA Broadside Exhibit Pinyon Jay Press and Idaho State University invite artists to submit broadsides using hand set type for a national juried exhibition in the Transition Gallery in the Pond Student Union in Pocatello, Idaho. This exhibition will be juried by Jessica Spring. JUROR:Jessica Spring – Jessica Spring learned to set real metal type in 1989 and has been a letterpress printer ever since, most recently inventing Daredevil Furniture to help other printers set type in…See More
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