The Crafting of a “Swoop” - The Back Story

April 21st at Letterpress Things, Chicopee, MA, Andrew Churchman and John Barrett are having a good ole’ fashioned Swoop. The entire contents - 25+ cabinets - of a large printshop from CT have been relocated to the store, waiting for letterpressers to “swoop” in and acquire countless treasures. Type, wood type, ornaments, presses, tools, books, “things”, etc. Follow the link to John’s Blog for detail and photos of how a Swoop begins; the labor of love and love of labor to preserve and present the letterpress things we all covet. It’s an event to be enjoyed and experienced…

http://www.letterpressthings.com/blog-five/

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