Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help (101)

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Add on foil for C&P

Hi all- We have 2 C&Ps (10x15 & 14x22) that we are getting up and running and are thinking about adding foil, since it seems to be…

Started by Amanda Seever

0 Apr 25

Help getting my new press running

Hi ladies!! I just got my very first press, a 9x13 C&P Gordon and need some advice on getting it up and running--particularly how to cl…

Started by Emily Robinson

4 Mar 28
Reply by Emily Robinson

KSBA help

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…

Started by Elizabeth Ross

2 Mar 16
Reply by Elizabeth Ross

Akua pin press

Hi guys, I'm after a proofing press like a Nolan, but sourcing one in Australia is well, tricky, and shipping one from the US is the cost o…

Started by davina farinola

0 Mar 1

C&P Pulley Clutch issue

Wondering if anyone has a C&P with the original belt driven clutch pulley on the right side--Mine seems to be irregular and speed contr…

Started by Liza Bambenek

1 Dec 18, 2015
Reply by Liza Bambenek

Brand new seeking advice

Hi all, Thanks for the chance to join. I'm brand new to the letterpressing life, though have been dreaming/planning/scheming for years. …

Started by Colleen D

0 Nov 16, 2015


Anyone ever print collagraphs on a galley proof press? I have a poco#0.

Started by Karen Gallagher-Iverson

0 Aug 9, 2015

can any identify this press?

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…

Started by Laura Smith

1 Jul 1, 2015
Reply by Jessica C. White


Hi all, I'm wondering if anyone uses the bronzing technique in their work. I've never tried it and heard it's good for punching up certai…

Started by Kate

2 May 13, 2015
Reply by Kate

Hot Foil Stamping help/advice

I am looking for a way to foil stamp. I love the end result. I have spent a tremendous amount of time researching machines (good/bad/expens…

Started by Anna Brown

0 Apr 22, 2015



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