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metal '@' symbols

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 conferenc…

Started by Jessica Peterson

3 Aug 30, 2013
Reply by Tiffany Smith

Does stripping and refinishing a 100 year old type chest ruin it's value?

I bought a 100+ year old printer's type cabinet (Hamilton Manufacturing) that came out of a print shop. It was bought new for that print sh…

Started by Debbie Karnes

2 Aug 3, 2013
Reply by Amelia Fontanel

What to do with type and identification?

I bought a press that also came with a large amount of type.  Some of it is labeled and other not.  I'm starting to go through it now and a…

Started by Sonja G. Rossow

7 Jun 25, 2013
Reply by David L. Kent

The History of the Case

Hi, everyone! I am struggling with an historical question. Can anyone point me to some resources about the early history of type cases? I'…

Started by Fritz Swanson

2 Feb 3, 2013
Reply by Fritz Swanson

Handwriting fonts

Hi, I am looking for beautiful handwriting and Calligraphy fonts for my letterpress. Thanks for helping me

Started by Chantal Audrey von Wattenwyl

2 Aug 6, 2012
Reply by Chantal Audrey von Wattenwyl

Virgin Wood Type

Hello wood type lovers of letterpress! Has anyone heard from Bill Jones of Virgin Wood Type in a while? I ordered some wood type a while ba…

Started by allison bozeman

5 May 27, 2012
Reply by Bill Jones

wood type

I am collecting mismatched wood type. If anyone knows of any out there or wants to get rid of any incomplete sets or random letters or numb…

Started by allison bozeman

8 Jan 2, 2012
Reply by Jamie Garrison

MWT catchwords, stars, and ornaments, "Printer Holiday Candy"

The Moore Wood Type Shop is open for business with the first release of new pantograph cut end grain maple catchwords, a lovely eight-point…

Started by Erin Beckloff

0 Dec 7, 2011

old wood type

Have just picked up a stack of old wood type. they are covered in years of dirt and grime. Anyone know the best method of cleaning them up?…

Started by davina farinola

1 Oct 7, 2011
Reply by Val Lucas

Even IKEA loves letterpress!

Check out these ikea cards prints featuring wood type!

Started by davina farinola

2 Aug 30, 2011
Reply by Jess Out West



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