July 2011 Blog Posts (11)

Type & Press blog

Dear all,

I'm happy to announce that my new (& redesigned) letterpress blog - 'Type & Press' went online this week. It is dedicated to the love of wood type and letterpress printing. The goal of this blog is to document…

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Added by Armina Ghazaryan on July 28, 2011 at 4:48pm — No Comments

We're on display! MCBA Book Art Biennial

Members of LoLP have organized and participated in 2 print exchanges, and I just wanted to let everyone know that these two exchanges are now on display! The two exchanges, "Enterprising Maidens" and "Greeting from...," are a part of the exhibit "Fine & Dirty: Contemporary Letterpress Art" at the…

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Added by Jessica C. White on July 26, 2011 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Chipboard?

Hello all,

I want to get some sturdy chipboard that will run through a Vandercook. This would be for small posters, postcards, etc. I don't want any thin, cheap, flimsy stuff - but not as thick as coasters.  Does anyone know what weight/thickness that would be and a good supplier?  Many thanks and see you at the Conference!!

Added by Hollis Fouts on July 19, 2011 at 8:56am — 1 Comment

Meet the press

Despite my claims of poverty, I soon will be acquiring a printing press of my very own. A Chandler & Price, no less. Master printer, teacher, and friend, Mike Kaylor, found a tabletop C&P that needs some minor cleaning and repair that he is willing to sell to me at a modest price. Think of this model as the laptop equivalent to the desktop computer--although I would never attempt to set this cast-iron…

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Added by Lindsay Lusby on July 18, 2011 at 9:04pm — 1 Comment

Final Conference Schedule and an Early-bird Extension

The final schedule has been posted! It looks like three exciting days immersed in the world of letterpress – who would want to miss that?

Also, because the final schedule has just now been posted, we’ve decided to extend the early-bird rate by a few days, until this Friday, July 15. So get to it, not-so-early-birds! We’re looking forward to seeing you in Asheville in just a few…

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Added by Jessica C. White on July 12, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Sunshine Letterpress show at the Curiosity Shop!

Our friends at the Curiosity Shop in San Francisco are hosting a great sunshine-themed show, featuring many of the awesome printers working today--and many Ladies of… Continue

Added by Kseniya Thomas on July 12, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Ladies of Letterpress Conference: early bird pricing ends soon

Now is the time to register for the Ladies of Letterpress conference if you're thinking about it! The super bargain price includes panel discussions from some of the best printers and book artists working today, printing demos with…

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Added by Kseniya Thomas on July 11, 2011 at 10:58am — No Comments

Interesting Stuff for Sale in Pennsylvania

Sent to me by avid type collectors in Amish country--please call the number below for more details!



2-Hamilton Green Metal full-size Cabinets with 24 matching Cases--perfect condition;
2-Hamilton Gray Metal full-size Cabinets with 24 matching Cases--perfect…
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Added by Kseniya Thomas on July 11, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Type Impressions - call for entries



TYPE IMPRESSIONS - an international Letterpress exhibition

Dear friends of letterpress,

We hereby invite you to contribute to the forthcoming Letterpress…

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Added by Jessica C. White on July 2, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Join us as a Vendor/Visitor for the 3rd Annual Los Angeles Printers Fair

3RD ANNUAL LOS ANGELES PRINTERS FAIR

Saturday, October 1, 2011; 9am-5pm

International Printing Museum

315 Torrance Boulevard, Carson,…

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Added by Rachelle W. Chuang on July 1, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Friday Frivolity: We're in the basement learning to print!

Things are heating up as we near the conference--to get revved up for the biggest, hugest letterpress event of the year, I give you . . . the B52's! Weren't they cute? Have a happy Fourth of July weekend, to our American members!

 

Added by Kseniya Thomas on July 1, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

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