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Letterpress printing pressure per square inch3 Oct 22
Letterpress printing pressure per square inch3 Oct 22
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Page Scans Comparato19 Jun 19
The first century of printing in Europe9 Apr 18
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The Giving Season12 Dec 17
Orphan Wood Type Letters26 Nov 17
16x20 chase3 Aug 17
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Recent comments
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My guess without direct experience is...17 Jan
Think of the piece of type as a block...9 Jan
Some years ago I designed and built a...6 Jan
I would suggest that for the kind of...5 Jan
Or get a type case, and pick up each...12 Dec
The Hogenforst Rapid is also a...30 Sep
Sorry, double post due to slow...29 Aug
Another consideration is that the the...29 Aug
I have now scanned the 16pp-plus-cover...10 Aug
Yes, the “pusher” behind the platen...9 Aug
It seems something is funny about...9 Aug
Sorry, Sasha, I just saw your...9 Aug
I would be suspicious of the taped...7 Aug
If the picture shows the “plunger”...4 Aug
You will need, I think, either to find...27 Jul
I think the comment about the springs...27 Jul
The casting may be a different size on...18 Jul
Well, live and learn! I just looked up...8 Jul
OK, I looked at your photos and video...8 Jul
I used drill rod, which is precisely...6 Jul
(Double post due to server error)6 Jul
It does look in the rh photo top row...6 Jul
As to using the Adana rollers, be sure...1 Jul
The one Britannia I have a photo of is...30 Jun
Platen press or hand press? Super Royal...30 Jun
I suggest starting with the press. Get...28 Jun
An easy functional use would be to...26 Apr
Yes, I leveled the platen with just the...29 Mar
On my two platen job presses, a Sigwalt...27 Mar
I built one for my Poco 0 which was...17 Mar
Duplicate post due to "Internal Server...2 Mar
As you can guess the pressure number...2 Mar
I built one several years ago of 1/2...15 Jan
Be sure you always feed from the same...25 Dec
And if you go to Dayton, Cincinnati is...24 Dec
If your budget is up to it (and I...6 Dec
The pawl and its arm are usual...28 Nov
Thanks for posting that information. I...25 Nov
Most European countries use the term...8 Nov
Geoffrey, good point. The pressure I...6 Oct