Christie replied to the topic recycled brown/beige paper in the forum Design Side 12 years, 7 months ago
We print on “Kraft” paper all the time, we use French 80 or100 # cover and it is wonderful….check it out.
Christie replied to the topic Ink bleeding slightly… how to ensure a crisp print? in the forum Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help 12 years, 7 months ago
could be over inking…..that happens some times….less ink, more make ready.
Christie replied to the topic Pinmarks in the forum Type 13 years, 9 months ago
hey melanie,do you have either one of these books? American Wood Type–Rob Kelly or The Art of Wood Type–Greg Ruffa. both are interesting and full of info.
Christie replied to the topic Lettra Schmettra in the forum Supplies and Sources 13 years, 9 months ago
i have never used Lettra…..does it have a grain direction like other papers? if so, folding it against the grain can cause cracking, scoring or not.
Christie replied to the topic should i take the photopolymer lunge? in the forum Type 13 years, 9 months ago
NOOOOOO!!!!! Your work is perfect the way it is…….keep it old school, just buy more type! ( skyline type foundry) we made a pledge to NEVER use photopolymer, for us that takes the fun out of letterpress. One of the attractions of it was to get AWAY from the computer. Nothing wrong or right about it, there is absolutely beautiful letterpress…[Read more]