Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help (98)

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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


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

Started by Karen Gallagher-Iverson

0 Aug 9

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
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
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

black inks..

I have a hard time getting true black on some jobs - I know paper stock effects it but any other thoughts? I have tons of different inks..…

Started by Angela R. Stewart

0 Apr 14

Multigraph No. 4 info

I recently found a little gem of a printing press, a Gammeter Multigraph No. 4, and want to get it up and running. I've seen a press simila…

Started by Jessica C. White

1 Mar 8
Reply by Sharon Kallenberger

Printing CD sleeves

Hi ladies, I wonder if any of you might be able to help... I'm trying to print a bunch of CD sleeves - the foldable ones which need gluein…

Started by Kate Edwards

2 Feb 24
Reply by Kate Edwards

Press motor help!

I have a old Kimble Electric electric motor, that runs my C&P press, that needs to be wired to the plug & switch. My concern or rat…

Started by Michael Sheets

0 Jan 24

Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?

Hi all--I'm very new to this medium, and a friend just gave me (!) a Kelsey 5x8 tabletop press that was sitting in her basement. It doesn't…

Started by Nicole Em

21 Jan 17
Reply by Tatiana Shannon



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