Nicole Em
  • South Portland, ME
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Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
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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 have a chase bed or a chase, and I was wondering if anyone…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tatiana Shannon Jan 17.

 

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Tatiana Shannon replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"Hi Alan A chase made out of Brazilian Iron Wood sounds (and looks) brilliant! Where do I go on your website to purchase such a chase?"
Jan 17
Alan W. Runfeldt replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"Yes, indeed it is. It is very exciting - as well as satisfying to me, personally - to finally be getting these casting projects off the ground. It took a long time to find the right foundry - willing to make one or two individual parts at prices we…"
Jan 16
Alan W. Runfeldt replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"Yes,. It is very exciting - both for the folks who are looking for these replacement parts - and for me, who *promised* that I'd be making them a few years ago... Getting started on projects like this does take some time, (and a lot has…"
Jan 16
Alan W. Runfeldt replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"Tatiana - Yes. I have already made chases for my own Golding Official. I used an extremely hard wood called "Ipe" or "Brazilian Iron Wood." Initially, I'd planned on using it as a pattern for casting, but it works so well,…"
Jan 16
Tatiana Shannon replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"Hi Alan Will you also be able to create Chase Beds/ Chases for other models of table top presses? I'm fixing up a Golding Official tabletop No. 3 which is largely intact barring its missing chase - and I'm not having much luck finding a…"
Jan 16
Katie Nealon replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"SO EXCITING!!"
Jan 15
Nicole Em replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"That's so exciting, Alan! I'll keep my eye on the progress. Best, Nicole"
Jan 15
Alan W. Runfeldt replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"UPDATE ON THIS CHASE-BED QUESTION: Well, it's been a while, but I have *finally* delivered our (first) 5x8 Chase Bed pattern (with matching chase) to the foundry. I'll pick up the raw casting on or about Feb 12, and then will begin dealing…"
Jan 15
Nicole Em commented on Kathy Ferguson's blog post looking for anarchist printers
"Hi Kathy, I'd love that! My email is sendnicoleemwords at gmail.com. Thanks so much! Best, Nicole"
Oct 2, 2013
Nicole Em commented on Kathy Ferguson's blog post looking for anarchist printers
"Hi there, I don't have any leads for you, but I'm really interested in the topic. I'd love to know about some of your primary sources so I could do some reading. Thanks! ~Nicole Em"
Oct 2, 2013
Alan W. Runfeldt replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"Nancy - If you don't find a buyer for these parts soon, please contact me through my web site; I have inquiries for these parts pretty often - which is why I'm planning on making new ones available to the community as soon as I can. -…"
Mar 22, 2013
Nancy Kirkiles-Smith replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"Hi- I have a few chases and I think an extra chase bed for a Kelsey 5x8 press that I am planning to sell.  I inherited a 5 x 8 press and am now upgrading to a Golding Official 4.  I also have some new rollers that I have never used. …"
Mar 5, 2013
Alan W. Runfeldt replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"Nicole - Still on the trail, but nothing in hand yet. I did make two phone calls to my friend about chase beds and ink disks this past week, and received promises of "I'll find out and get back to you soon." I'm sorry - and…"
Mar 1, 2013
Nicole Em replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"Thanks for the update, Alan! I'll watch the blog. Cheers, Nicole"
Mar 1, 2013
Alan W. Runfeldt replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"hi, Nicole - I never made it to Rhode Island. That trip was planned just before Super Storm Sandy "blew through" and stopped everything in its tracks around here. It was weeks before we had power restored, and after cleaning up and…"
Feb 14, 2013
Nicole Em replied to Nicole Em's discussion Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?
"Hi Alan, Just checking back in on the chase bed situation. Excited to eventually get my Kelsey up and running! Happy new year! Best, Nicole"
Jan 24, 2013

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At 8:26pm on September 23, 2012, Jessica C. White said…

Hi Nicole,
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