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Delivery board for C&P 10x15

Would some kind C&P 10x15 owner measure the depth(width) of the delivery board and inform me?
I have removed a Kluge feeder to return the press to hand feed and need to build and install a delivery board. My estimate is 13 1/2 to 15”
Thank you.
inky

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Do you want to sell the feeder? I’d love one.

Upper feed table is 12” X 15”
Lower feed table is 21” X 12”
this is on my 10 X 15 C & P new style.
Don

Don Thank you for the very prompt reply on the dimensions

Kate Thank you for your interest. The feeder is spoken for.

inky

10 x 15 C&P Oldstyle:
Feed board: 11 3/4” x 15”
Delivery board: 11 3/4” x 20 3/4”
Backstop: 1 3/4” in height from top of delivery board.
Gap between backstop and platen when fully open: 1” so as not to catch hand or fingers.

Thanks Inky…if anybody has another one, I’d love to talk to them about!

They’re pretty easy to make if all you need is the wooden bits. The rounded corners match a Campbell’s soup can diameter when I made the delivery table for my 8x12 OS. A saber saw carefully wielded does an adequate job. I finished with polyurethane.

I’m rebuilding the feed and delivery boards for a C&P 10x15 New Series. Any assistance with the following would be a big help. Thanks in advance.

Does anyone have a pic of the delivery board/backstop assembly and position on the press? Also, what type of wood were these made of originally?

These are the specs that I plan to follow based on the info in this thread and based on the partial boards that came with the press.

feed board: 12in x 15in
delivery board: 12in x 21.5in
backstop: 1 3/4in height from top of delivery board
board thickness: 3/4in
wood type: tbd
finish: varnish + polyurethane

Thanks again.

Joshua

Hey,

Does any one know the dimensions for a 10x15 CP Letterpress?
Thanks in advance!

Which dimensions do you need?

The excat dimensions for the old style Chandler and Price Press

I’m not sure of the exact table dimensions for an OS press but I imagine they are close to those of a NS press. Can anyone offer any input on this? Thanks.

I’m working on a new style C&P 12x18.
The delivery board width is 25 1/8”, depth I’m guessing at 14” (because it’s broken - looking for input). The backstop rises 2” above the 3/4” thick delivery board (and as someone else pointed out, about 1” away from open platen. Another point that might help is that the top edge of the backstop board is even in height with the top of the fully open platen. Makes sense, it allows sliding the paper off the platen onto the board. So the board should then be called receiving-board? Material appears to be pine.

I’m working on a new style C&P 12x18.
The delivery board width is 25 1/8”, depth I’m guessing at 14” (because it’s broken). The backstop rises 2” above the 3/4” thick delivery board (and as someone else pointed out, about 1” away from open platen. Another point that might help is that the top edge of the backstop board is even in height with the top of the fully open platen. Makes sense, it allows sliding the paper off the platen onto the board. So the board should then be called receiving-board? Material appears to be pine.

The upper board is called the feed board and the lower the delivery board. Usually these were a hardwood such as birch or maple. They were often replaced and whatever was at hand used. I’ve seen a delivery board that was made from the bottom of a letter board, the rabbet for galleys and finger pull still evident.

Rich

Front Room Press
Milford, NJ
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http://frontroompress.blogspot.com

Rich,
I’ve come to suspect that my delivery board is not original. I have found another person on a blog with what looks to be an original board on a 12x18. Like you say it is a hardwood and the board is almost an inch thick! I have asked for the dimensions…I will post when I get it.

well, while we are talking dimensions how about for an 8x12 feed and delivery board?? anyone! Vern

Is it ever possible to make a delivery board/feed for a press that has none. I have a Sigwalt Ideal #5 and have never seen one that had such devices but still I wonder…

Is the press secured to a piece of wood? I am sure you could bend some flat steel brackets to also mount a feed board to that…

Daniel Morris
The Arm Letterpress
Brooklyn, NY