I produce limited edition woodcuts on a 15KA Challenge Proof press and in the middle of a run for some reason the ‘top’ element on the block registers with image on the sheet and the ‘lower’ element on the block
For today’s obscure 219 os question, I’m hoping to have some light shed on the sheet rollers. I’ve never used them and know many people just take them off but I have a project where they may come in handy.
Gerald Lange refers to press points just less than type high locked up in the bottom of the form to preventpaper slurring on the type for cylinder proofing presses, and Richard Gabriel-Rummonds used point just above type high in the
I have a chance to acquire a #2 in great condition, judging from the photos sent me. My shop has an SP-15, but it tends to be a bottleneck for members of our co-op…so we thought of getting another, proofing
Hi – We have a MB 811 Bunting base and looking at alternatives to get a larger form for posters, Etc. Has anyone purchased a custom built base to accommodate such endeavours? We have not priced the alternatives, but we
We were printing a wedding invitation on Somerset paper on a Vandercook Universal III. The invitation is 22″ wide and has the deckle at both ends. The only thing I did special to start was that I added a second
My recently acquired No. 1 proof press (#3639) is an older version sans grippers. The previous owner fashioned a hinged tympan on the bed which I believe was used for registration. He had taped on makeready with gauge pins to