Leaving rollers on? 1 Reply

I've been using a proof press (having to clean only type and brayer as the roller never touches ink) for the past few months. Now that I have a Pearl platen press, I'm wondering--do the rollers need to come off each time or can they be cleaned…Continue

Started by Susan Carter Morgan in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by Susan Carter Morgan 8 hours ago.

metal '@' symbols 3 Replies

I lost my only metal '@' symbol and I need one for a job, 12 pt or smaller. Anyone have a resource for this? I'm going to the LOL conference this week and would love to buy some or one from someone!Thanks!Jessica PetersonPaper SouvenirContinue

Started by Jessica Peterson in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by Jinny Pearce on Friday.

Few items for sale

Hello ladies! I’m looking to part with a few random items around my studio!Van Son Oil Based Ink Gold 874, 2lb. can, opened but used a small amount once$50Mitutoyo micrometer - pocket gage, .001-.400, new w/ carrying case$50A6 kraft brown stationery…Continue

Started by Karen Dufour in Classifieds on Tuesday.

any one want to do a swap? 64 Replies

I participated in a swap a few years back and it was never completed (an alphabet coaster swap!) I would love to have a complete set.. any one want to swap??Continue

Started by Angela R. Stewart in Business Matters. Last reply by Angela R. Stewart Sep 6.

Dip Dye? 1 Reply

Hi. I am wondering if anyone has had success with dip dye techniques on Lettra?  Rit Dye and KoolAid are the suggestions I've seen on various web posts.  Thanks!Continue

Started by Joy Ragland in Supplies and Sources. Last reply by Miranda Sep 4.

Van Son Rubber Based Ink for Sale 4 Replies

I'm cleaning shop and have several cans of unused ink to sell. All inks have never been used and are one pound cans unless otherwise noted. Prices do not include shipping.VS300 Violet, $17—retails for $34VS301 Yellow, $13.50—retails for $27VS304…Continue

Tags: sale, for, ink

Started by TJ Hess in Classifieds. Last reply by TJ Hess Sep 3.

New Here w/ a Newly Acquired Hohner Press 1 Reply

Hi Ladies!I'm joining this community because I've just acquired a Hohner Press. I'm not super familiar with the trade, other than my fond appreciation and the one workshop I took on it last weekend, but I'm wanting to know everything and start…Continue

Tags: letterpress, newb, Hohner

Started by Judy in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by Susan Carter Morgan Aug 28.

@ Symbol Set of 10 • Serif and Sans Serif 4 Replies

I purchased a large quantity of At @ symbols in Serif and Sans Serif in 6pt - 12pt sizes and have more than I need. They are not for resale.If you would like to do a trade, please contact me.…Continue

Tags: adana, kelsey, tabletop, figures, metal

Started by Phi Design in Classifieds. Last reply by Phi Design Aug 26.

Ludlow Manual Download

Hi:I uploaded a Ludlow Manual for those who might benefit thereby.  It is for a Ludlow Model L, 1986, so it's not exactly an antique.  Each page is an 8 mB .jpeg image, zipped up to the tune of 41 mB, so it's about a 4-5 minute download, depending…Continue

Tags: Linecasting, Ludlow, Downloads

Started by Gary Johanson in News and Announcements Aug 24.

Ludlow is Alive! 5 Replies

Hello, Ladies,Well! Finally my Ludlow is wired in and working. I'm now an old hand at it, having cast a grand total of four lines....Reality check; I know next to nothing about it, and am learning as I go, so it is a slow process, but really much…Continue

Started by Barbara Jean Yaple in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by Barbara Jean Yaple Aug 24.

Latest Activity

deborah weiss is now a member of Ladies of Letterpress
32 minutes ago
Susan Carter Morgan replied to Susan Carter Morgan's discussion Leaving rollers on?
"Love some advice about cleaning--also, I'm updating my progress with the Pearl tabletop here: in anyone is interested! (And I'm taking the rollers off to clean at this point)"
8 hours ago
Courtney Barr updated their profile
Jessica C. White left a comment for Bev Dittberner
"Hi Bev,Welcome to Ladies of Letterpress! Please feel free to use this site to communicate with the rest of the LoLP community - you are welcome to join or start a conversation in the forum, post photos or videos, and use this site to keep in touch…"


  • Add Photos
  • View All


  • Add Videos
  • View All

LoLP Shirts + More

  • " alt="" />

Letterpress Hotline