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Anybody still using a compositor's candle stick?...20 Apr 17
Is this a a table-top Liberty ?10 Jan 17
"Tip-Top Kelly" press5 Jan 17
Replacing the leather on the tracks of a table top17 Nov 16
Taped tracks on a Liberty Machine Works no 713 May 16
Wooden pawl on a Liberty Machine Works no 713 May 16
My favourite fonts9 Apr 16
St Bride Library reopening4 Apr 16
Separating a brass hot foil plate from its base22 Jan 16
The "Best" table top platen17 Jan 16
Recent comments
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When double siding you should only be...28 May
The company was in operation roughly...25 May
I use plain lining wall paper leftover...18 May
Setting small fonts by candlelight must...20 Apr
In the old days printers would have 3...15 Apr
Why not make your own? The difficult...9 Apr
It is the Salama Antiqua. The makers...8 Apr
From the book Holtzapffel's Apparatus...4 Apr
Having a very large counter weight I...18 Mar
Being alternate sheets the problem is...10 Mar
Looking at the video the table looks a...9 Mar
Is it April 1st already?20 Feb
For a number of screw chases the screws...9 Feb
I use old brown envelopes for the top...6 Feb
Plywood would work fine but I use a...6 Feb
It's only an old duplicator Mick , been...29 Jan
Don't touch the bolts, make a...16 Jan
One of these has appeared before on...7 Jan
If in the UK use White Spirit. There is...2 Jan
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Thanks for posting your video. I keep...25 Dec
I found this picture of wooden chases...24 Dec
I always use 3-in-1 on Adana table...17 Dec
Leave the rollers and reduce the...6 Dec
Back in the 60s/70s there used to be...5 Dec
I agree with Thomas, you are trying to...3 Dec
The were a number of presses that had a...1 Dec
Another book worth a look is The Handy...23 Nov
I agree that there appears to be three...10 Nov
Your are right, there aren't many...9 Nov
I presume it is this type of No 3 you...8 Nov
Bailey is an Adana number 2 High Speed...7 Nov
Looking at the pictures I believe that...1 Nov
You will find some pictures of the...1 Nov
It is an H/S1, the roller saddles are...19 Oct
Hamilton sold letterboards for storing...11 Oct
Initially I thought this was an April...5 Oct
I forgot, there are pages 43 - 50...2 Oct
It is a 1930s Quarto which had a large...1 Oct
The key appears to be one for a high...27 Aug