Harold Kyle
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  • Syracuse, NY
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How do you calculate your paper overage?
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In preparation for a talk I'm giving at the upcoming St. Louis Ladies of Letterpress Conference, I'm curious how you calculate…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dee Elling 3 hours ago.

 

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Dee Elling replied to Harold Kyle's discussion How do you calculate your paper overage?
"Hi Harold, 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…"
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How do you calculate your paper overage?

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
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Harold Kyle replied to Annika Buxman's discussion 50% off fair trade letterpress paper
"Congrats Annika! The movie is beautiful."
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Sep 19, 2016
Harold Kyle replied to Christy Etheredge's discussion Letterpress Coasters
"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…"
Sep 19, 2016

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Harold Kyle replied to davina farinola's discussion Boxcar Press & Paper
"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…"
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Make/model of press(es)?
12 Windmills, 5 Cylinders, 3 Kluges, 3 Vandercooks
Press or Business Name
Boxcar Press
Website:
http://www.boxcarpress.com
Printing for How Long?
Since 1996
Services Offered in Addition to Letterpress?
Job printing, photopolymer platemaking, letterpress supplies.
Apprentices or Interns Welcome?
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About Me:
Letterpress for the 21st Century

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