Equipment

 

Our letterpress studio includes:

  • Chandler Price new style platen press 8 x 12 (ca 1913)
  • • Vandercook sp15 (ca 1963)
  • • Vandercook Universal III (1964)
  • • Kelsey platen press 5 x 8
  • • Patten press 6 x 8.5
  • • Proofing press (galley height)
  • • Rule cutters/miter
  • • Chases/quoins etc
  • • Furniture/reglit
  • • 3 imposing surfaces

Typefaces including:

  • • Centaur
  • • Erhardt
  • • Helvetica
  • • Sabon
  • • 20th century
  • • and many others in various sizes including wood type, initial sets, display faces etc
  • • decorative blocks /rule

Printmaking:

  • • 2 Dickerson Combination presses with press beds: x
  • • litho press
  • • acid bath for etching with ferric chloride
  • • 2 30 x 48 paper baths
  • • papermaking
  • • brayers

Papermaking:

  • • 2 1.5 pound valley beaters
  • • hydraulic and pump paper presses
  • • drying press
  • • Box molds
  • • Multiple vats
  • • Multiple sizes and shapes of molds and deckles
  • • Blenders

Bookbinding

  • • 6 smaller book presses
  • • 1 large book press
  • • many book clamp
  • • 4 sewing frames
  • • board shear
  • • book shear (small)
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