Rachel Robinson
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  • New York, NY
  • United States
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Best Hand Cleaner
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Hi Everybody,Nice to meet you! I just joined LOL, very excited. In all of my reading through the discussions about press clean-up I noticed there was no mention of the most miraculous hand cleaner…Continue

Tags: remover, helpful, tip, ink, up

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tanya R Jul 6, 2013.

 

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Tanya R replied to Rachel Robinson's discussion Best Hand Cleaner
"I use a soap bar from Soap Works, called Pumice. Works well and smells nice too!"
Jul 6, 2013
Barbara Jean Yaple replied to Rachel Robinson's discussion Best Hand Cleaner
"Hi Ladies, Interesting and kind of funny....baby wipes are great, as are several commercial hand cleaners, but the funny part is that for years, when interviewing press operators, I would look for the "tell"----an ink-stained thumb…"
May 14, 2013
Christy Etheredge replied to Rachel Robinson's discussion Best Hand Cleaner
"I know you wrote this years ago, but I just have to say THANK YOU! I have a meeting with a client tomorrow and I have blue fingers and nails from todays printing. I went to LOL to see if there was a solution to ink stained hands and I found your…"
Apr 18, 2013
chris replied to Rachel Robinson's discussion Best Hand Cleaner
"For acrylic-based, I've used this once at the local book arts center to get a silver metallic off my hands: http://www.pressmanspride.com/reallyworks6-45lb.aspx It worked amazingly well but seems pretty expensive."
Dec 6, 2011
Jessica C. White left a comment for Rachel Robinson
"Hi Rachel, Welcome to Ladies of Letterpress! Please feel free to use this site to communicate with the rest of the LoLP community - you are welcome to blog about letterpress related topics, post photos or videos, and join or start a conversation in…"
Dec 2, 2011
Rachel Robinson posted a discussion

Best Hand Cleaner

Hi Everybody,Nice to meet you! I just joined LOL, very excited. In all of my reading through the discussions about press clean-up I noticed there was no mention of the most miraculous hand cleaner out there, and I feel compelled to share my secret: Baby wipes. It's not actually my secret, NY Center for Book Arts turned me onto them, and I haven't looked back! All of that scrubbing and soaping I used to put my hands through between inking and printing - totally unnecessary, just a light wipe…See More
Nov 30, 2011
Rachel Robinson is now a member of Ladies of Letterpress
Nov 30, 2011

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Make/model of press(es)?
C+P 10 x 15
Press or Business Name
Robinson Press
Website:
http://www.robinsonpress.com
Printing for How Long?
2 years
Services Offered in Addition to Letterpress?
Design
Apprentices or Interns Welcome?
Not Yet
About Me:
I am in the early stages of getting a letterpress business off the ground. I have interned and printed with established companies in NYC but still consider myself at the beginning!

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At 11:52am on December 2, 2011, Jessica C. White said…

Hi Rachel,
Welcome to Ladies of Letterpress! Please feel free to use this site to communicate with the rest of the LoLP community - you are welcome to blog about letterpress related topics, post photos or videos, and join or start a conversation in the forum.

You can also stay in with touch with LoLP through Facebook and Twitter.

Cheers,
Jessica and Kseniya

 
 
 

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