Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help (81)

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Halftone Help?

Hey ladies, I want to see if anyone has had some good success working with screens or halftones. I wrote up a blog post specifically for th…

Started by Danielle Feliciano

4 Jul 17
Reply by Danielle Feliciano

C&P motors variable speed?

Hi all, I think its time to invest in a motor that isn't so loud and a little faster... Does anyone have any advice?  The one I have is ver…

Started by davina farinola

1 Jul 7
Reply by Meghan

Heidelbergs for Newbies

I've been thinking of adding a Heidelberg to the studio. I'd like to start doing more foil stamping (right now I'm working on what is essen…

Started by Meghan

0 Jul 7

uneven inking/impression on a proof press

hi, i'm kinda new to printing and am having thee worst time getting my proof press to print properly. the type is hand inked, so i know it'…

Started by Thera Webb

0 May 29

C&P Clutch issues

Hello, Ladies, Well, I got my C&P with the Kluge feeder, and I really like it-----however! (You knew there would be a "but.." or "howe…

Started by Barbara Jean Yaple

1 May 20
Reply by Barbara Jean Yaple

Floods of Color

Hi everyone! I've been trying recently to make a base which I can print large solid flood of color with and also do some pressure printing…

Started by Richard McDonald

1 May 8
Reply by Jessica C. White


How many proofs do you go thru before actually printing the real thing?

Started by Cortney Sarkozy

4 Apr 29
Reply by Danielle Feliciano

craftsmen superior 6-1/2 x 10 questions

Hi all. Just got my craftsmen superior press and there's a few things I'm wondering about. I've only restored Pearls, and I haven't found m…

Started by Samantha Olson

2 Mar 14
Reply by Camille Robin

Uneven Impression on a C&P 10x15

I have also posted this on Briar Press... I am attempting to print a large pattern (5x7) using a polymer plate on my C&P 10x15. The edg…

Started by Bunny Bear Press

2 Feb 17
Reply by preston verrine

die-cutting on a C&P 10x15

Hello, Does anyone have a source for getting die's made for letterpress? Also, has anyone made their own circle die with cutting rule to di…

Started by Melissa Meyer

4 Jan 21
Reply by Melissa Meyer



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