Trent Watson
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Hot foil die making
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Fellow forum goers, I am seeking some general advice regarding hot foil dies. It seems that i am unable to find the information I seek via general internet queries, so I'm trying a more direct…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trent Watson Dec 16, 2015.

 

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Trent Watson replied to Trent Watson's discussion Hot foil die making
"I made a much larger post but it didn't go through, so this one is much smaller. Thanks everyone for the responses. I got two 4" by 6" dies of 11pt magnesium. If you'd like to seem them, or the book as it currently stands, you…"
Dec 16, 2015
Bill Muller replied to Trent Watson's discussion Hot foil die making
"If you search for hot foil stamping on ebay you will find a whole lot of polymer related materials listed.  Sorry, polymer just will not do the job.  You need copper or magnesium.  The reason you cannot find much about foil online is…"
Dec 15, 2015
Jon Drew replied to Trent Watson's discussion Hot foil die making
"Trent, what type of press/stamping machine are you going to use?"
Nov 28, 2015
Camille Robin replied to Trent Watson's discussion Hot foil die making
"Trent, Are you sure you don't mean magnesium instead of lithium dies?"
Oct 5, 2015
Trent Watson replied to Trent Watson's discussion Hot foil die making
"Yes, I did. I ended up getting 2 separate dies made. Both are 11pt unmounted lithium dies. If you like, you can see below for pictures. They came out extraordinarily well, though i'm not sure if they'll translate perfectly when stamped,…"
Sep 7, 2015
Renata K. replied to Trent Watson's discussion Hot foil die making
"did you resolve this? check here for more die options: http://www.augustinedie.com/products.html"
May 29, 2015
Jessica C. White left a comment for Trent Watson
"Hi Trent,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 join or start a conversation in the forum, post photos or videos, and use this site to keep in touch…"
Jan 2, 2015
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Hot foil die making

Fellow forum goers, I am seeking some general advice regarding hot foil dies. It seems that i am unable to find the information I seek via general internet queries, so I'm trying a more direct quote.I am looking to make a die, about the size of a book (so something around 8.5x5.5 inches). However, I'm trying to avoid the full cost of a typical die because I only need to get 1 stamp out of it.One thing I have stumbled across is the possibility of using non-metal materials as the die. High…See More
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At 5:05pm on January 2, 2015, Jessica C. White said…

Hi Trent,
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 join or start a conversation in the forum, post photos or videos, and use this site to keep in touch with printerfriends.

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