Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help (75)

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

Started by Cortney Sarkozy

3 Mar 29
Reply by Diana Keller

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

Pregnancy and lead type?

Hi ladies, I'm faced with the simultaneous task of growing my letterpress business and planning to start a family. I know that it's best t…

Started by Elana S.

5 Dec 15, 2013
Reply by Art Noose

Making Journals

I recently acquired a wire stitcher machine hoping to make journals. I have created one set so far that turned out great. One draw back. Pa…

Started by Chris

0 Oct 30, 2013

Josiah Wade rollers

Hello Ladies I'm hoping someone out there can help. I have a new Arab press, A Josiah Wade from 1894. She was reclaimed and beautifully res…

Started by karen hardie

0 Oct 29, 2013

Help for an Adelaidian

Hello Everyone, I'm new here am based in Adelaide, South Australia. Im excited to be apart of the letterpress community. I've been printing…

Started by Sharon

1 Sep 7, 2013
Reply by Bill Hannegan

Full Color Business Cards

Hi all!! This is my first forum discussion. I was wondering if you could help out with some advise. I just acquired a 10x15 C&P press a…

Started by Alicia Rohan

4 Aug 27, 2013
Reply by Barbara Jean Yaple

Decreasing "saltiness"?

Hey everyone - I've had a problem pop up recently with saltiness. I use Van Son inks, rubber and oil, and everything I print lately is comi…

Started by Erica Morgan Long

6 Aug 27, 2013
Reply by Barbara Jean Yaple



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