I took a letterpress class from Nathan Atkinson, lifelong printer, at San Francisco City College and his course material included the following:
calculate 3% spoilage for each run through the press, including for scoring or perforating…"
In preparation for a talk I'm giving at the upcoming St. Louis Ladies of Letterpress Conference, I'm curious how you calculate the paper overage on your printing jobs:How do you determine how much extra paper to cut in advance of a print run? Do you have any rules of thumb or formulas or percentages? What factors do you consider? How much do you rely on intuition?Thanks for sharing your thoughts!Harold KyleSee More
"We discontinued buying Katz a few years ago when the cracking issue developed. It used to be a fine coaster but...something changed. It sounds like others in this thread experienced this as well. I don't believe the coaster stock is grained…"
"Sorry, Davina, we don't sell paper unless of course we print on it first ;)
Our telephone prefix is 315, so I believe you would dial:
0011 1 315 473 0930
What paper are you looking for? I suppose it must not be distributed in Australia? Paper…"