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Letterpress Adana book

Hi all, I have attached a really neat book I purchased on eBay.  The content is really basic but succinct and quite useful. I liked the great definition the spelled out on the first page. Its a short…Continue

Tags: beginners, to, letterpress, guidebook, simple

Started Jun 20, 2015

hot foil stamper
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Hi all, Im considering purchasing a tabletop hot foil stamper. anyone got advice as to size and  pneumatic vs manual.CheersDavinaContinue

Tags: machine, foil, Hot

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vanessa Ross on Wednesday.

Vote for me Please xxx

Hwello ladies!Exciting news. Fluid Ink has just been announced as one of a group of very talented finalists in the AUSTRALIAN ETSY DESIGN AWARDS.…Continue

Tags: AWARDS, DESIGN, ETSY

Started Sep 27, 2014

Printer for hire
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I have a wedding stationery guy wanting me to quote him for just printing.  Im thinking i get him to supply paper, (pre cut) and all art work so all I have to do is mix ink get plates made and …Continue

Tags: hire, for, printer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Danielle Feliciano Aug 13, 2014.

 

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Vanessa Ross replied to davina farinola's discussion hot foil stamper
"Thanks for getting back to me Davina. Seems like the way to go! V."
Wednesday
davina farinola replied to davina farinola's discussion hot foil stamper
"I never progressed actually! I decided just to outsource! (slack I know!!) Good luck though!"
Wednesday
Vanessa Ross replied to davina farinola's discussion hot foil stamper
"Hi Davina, Did you settle on a particular hot foil stamper in the end? I'm looking for one too and would be grateful to hear what you decided on. Warm regards Vanessa"
Tuesday
davina farinola posted a discussion

Letterpress Adana book

Hi all, I have attached a really neat book I purchased on eBay.  The content is really basic but succinct and quite useful. I liked the great definition the spelled out on the first page. Its a short easy read this I really found handy and I though some of you may too :-)See More
Jun 20, 2015
davina farinola posted a discussion

hot foil stamper

Hi all, Im considering purchasing a tabletop hot foil stamper. anyone got advice as to size and  pneumatic vs manual.CheersDavinaSee More
Feb 21, 2015
davina farinola replied to Susan Carter Morgan's discussion Leaving rollers on?
"I used to always wash on the press first to get most ink off and then once they were nearly clean, take them off for one last wipe."
Oct 11, 2014
davina farinola replied to Katie Woodby's discussion Deciding on a Press
"I started on a Pearl. Its a lovely press. It has all the same functions of a large C&P but more delicate and less acary (not that my C&P is scary now...) Treddle driven is also a good starter feature.  Only draw back to the pearl is it…"
Oct 11, 2014
davina farinola posted a discussion

Vote for me Please xxx

Hwello ladies!Exciting news. Fluid Ink has just been announced as one of a group of very talented finalists in the AUSTRALIAN ETSY DESIGN AWARDS. #etsydesignawards So very excited!!! I'd really appreciate a vote from you all as it could lead to me visiting the US! Whoot whoot - I could come visit you all and swoon over your awesome studios - who knows I could time it for the National stationary show or something LOLP is involved it…See More
Sep 27, 2014
davina farinola replied to Angela R. Stewart's discussion any one want to do a swap?
"Hey Angela, organising a swap is a big job and I really appreciate your efforts. "
Sep 6, 2014
Danielle Feliciano replied to davina farinola's discussion Printer for hire
"For a job like this I charge 40 an hour. A one color job of 100-200 would take maybe 2 - 3 including cleanup, so I would round up to 100 probably. I charge per print if I have to do all the incidentals like ordering paper, cutting paper, prepping…"
Aug 13, 2014
davina farinola posted a discussion

Printer for hire

I have a wedding stationery guy wanting me to quote him for just printing.  Im thinking i get him to supply paper, (pre cut) and all art work so all I have to do is mix ink get plates made and  print! Does anyone else do this and offer this service?  if so, how do you charge? - I was thinking per print?See More
Aug 12, 2014
davina farinola replied to Angela R. Stewart's discussion any one want to do a swap?
"Did mine arrive Angela? Keep meaning to check to see if you got them! "
Aug 12, 2014
davina farinola replied to davina farinola's discussion C&P motors variable speed?
"Thanks guys! "
Jul 31, 2014
Barbara Jean Yaple replied to davina farinola's discussion C&P motors variable speed?
"Hi Folks, Great advice, but if the machine is in a basement or home, the three-phase could be very expensive; either more wiring from the pole, or a phase converter. You might try single-phase. I've run Kluges, C&P open and automatic and…"
Jul 31, 2014
davina farinola replied to Angela R. Stewart's discussion any one want to do a swap?
"Sorry for the delay guys, posting today from Australia. (I had just finished printing a new tag - and its school holidays) Exciting!!! -Davina"
Jul 14, 2014
Meghan replied to davina farinola's discussion C&P motors variable speed?
"Hi, Davina!   I'm using a variable speed controller with a 3hp motor, which is actually a little overkill for my 12x18. I couldn't even tell you who makes the motor -- you just want a 3-phase general purpose enclosed motor (2hp or…"
Jul 7, 2014

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Fluid Ink
Press or Business Name
www.fluidink.com.au, www.miniink.com.au
Website:
http://6 months
Printing for How Long?
Golding Pearl #3
Services Offered in Addition to Letterpress?
Graphic design. Birth announcements and baby photo cards small biz.
Apprentices or Interns Welcome?
Not Yet
About Me:
Have run home based business designing and producing baby photo cards for 5 years (Mini Ink). Have always loved vintage machinery. I owned and restored a 1959 Austin Lancer car in my wild youth. Love that I have found something that merges the 2! and even better that there are other ladies out there with the same inkling! (no pun intended)

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At 1:10pm on September 30, 2011, Andrea Jenson said…

Hi Davina!

 

I have a Golding Pearl #3 too and I just love her! Good luck to you in your printing ventures. I am sure you are having lots of fun!

 

Andrea

At 2:08am on May 24, 2011, Susanne Elliott said…
:-)  I know I thought the same when I saw where you were from!
 
 
 

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