My shop power has gone out and likely won’t be back on until tomorrow. I was in the middle of a job, of course. So now I’m trying to clean up. 1. How can I clean the main ink drum?
I currently print on a Vandercook and run a business here in the US, but am looking at moving to Northern Ireland for a year. I’d like to continue printing —either on a borrowed press (in a shared studio environment)
May your bearers be clean, your rollers be true and your packing be tight Detail from a July 1963 British Printer display ad for Dayco Rubber (U.K.) Ltd. Plant: Cooper & Beatty, Ltd., Toronto.
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Hello, I’ve recently acquired this Advance Guillotine & I’m wondering if there’s a place to get a device to lock the blade in place when not in use. I know I can chain the counter weight down, but it’d be
Vandercook #4 Serial: 10535 Very fine condition. Heated storage for the last 35 years. Also, other letter press equipment for sale (Saw, Press, Miter, Ludlow). As well as misc. letter press equipment.
When adjusting the height of inking rollers on a Universal I where in the bed of the press should the carriage be? And, should the press be in trip or print position?
I have a friend with a Universal III. It had the power drive, but he had a handcrank put on instead.He is a knowledgeable printer with solid skills. He was printing something this past week (two colums of text) and
A vintage roller setting gauge is being offered on ebay. I do not recommend bidding on it for two reasons: 1) a used gauge will most likely have a flat spot and so is no longer .918″ high and would
I’m planning to drive to the Ladies of Letterpress conference in Mt Pleasant IA in June 27-29. My route will put me on I-55 from Jackson MS through Memphis and near St Louis. If anyone is interested in my making
I want to share two recent developments in my professional life that may be of interest to Vanderblog readers. First, I’m pleased to share that I have been awarded a short-term fellowship at the Newberry Library in Chicago. I will