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Cleaning Rubber Based Ink off Press, Or "How I Wanted to Quit Printing Before I Even Started"

Hi Ladies!   I own a C&P Pilot and am just starting printing on it. Previously I was working only on a proofing press, which was a bree…

Started by Samantha Urbanick

11 Jul 2
Reply by Dale Egan

Am I the only one who thinks foil is cheesy?

I'm getting more requests for foil but no one wants to pay for it. I have a nice setup I pieced together with an old foil boss and made my…

Started by Bryan Hutcheson

2 Oct 5, 2015
Reply by Bryan Hutcheson

dampened paper

Hi,  I am trying to get a good embossed print on 600gsm cranes letters paper and have been told that I need to dampen the card prior to pri…

Started by Jane Saunders

5 Apr 28, 2014
Reply by Lynn Allison Starun

pantone fabric numbers to uncoated numbers.

Hi all, Im trying to get a pantone uncoated colour match for their 'cayenne' colour #18-1651.  It seems all reference to Pantone colour the…

Started by davina farinola

2 Jan 26, 2014
Reply by davina farinola

neon /flurescent

Any one tried printing with fluro / neon inks on cotton paper or kraft brown recycled? I was wondering if it was effective or if it turns o…

Started by davina farinola

2 Nov 17, 2013
Reply by Bunny Bear Press

Edge Coloring?

Hey all! I am starting to expand my skills a bit, and wanted to know if anyone had any tips on how to do edge coloring.  Anything will hel…

Started by Camilla Gurun

8 Jul 31, 2013
Reply by Jessica C. White

Your best tips for printing a knock out

Hey all! I'm about to run a job on my C&P that includes a banner with fine knock out text. I would love to hear everyone's best advice…

Started by Allie Peach

0 Jul 27, 2013

Recommendation needed for grey paper that will take an impression

Hey ladies!  I have a print project coming up where my client wants to use grey paper.  I've checked out French paper, but they don't quit…

Started by Camilla Gurun

7 Jun 30, 2013
Reply by Amelia Fontanel

Studios that make their own paper?

Just curious if there are letterpress studios here that also make their own paper?

Started by ondine vierra

8 Aug 9, 2012
Reply by Ursula Jaroszewicz

Quick Kluts plates

Has anyone used the QuicKutz Letterpress Printing Plates on a real letterpress? (ie platen press) I have a Golding Pearl. 

Started by davina farinola

4 Jun 7, 2012
Reply by Diana Keller



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