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1, 2, 3, or 4 edges?5 Jan
3-1/4 inches is a little scant of 20...12 Nov
36 point would mean the letters are...11 Aug
5x6 inches of an image like that with...24 Feb
A 4x6 press would probably use rollers...19 Aug
A close-up photo of the upright repair...6 Aug
A drop or two of cobalt drier might...9 Jul
A few ideas for parts: if you can't...27 Aug
A good choice for a pin punch is a...22 Nov
A good oil for presses like that is...26 Aug
A lot depends on just how much "bite"...25 Mar
A lot depends on the press -- if it's a...30 Nov
A lot depends on what the "letterpress"...15 Aug
A lot depends on what you intend...18 May
A lot depends on your location, your...25 Sep
A lot will depend on what type faces...27 Dec
A metal shear will give you a clean cut...21 Nov
A note about the low ceiling height...16 Jun
A note of caution about Pearls -- I got...2 Nov
A piece of 1/4 inch plate glass makes a...7 May
A pitcher's rosin bag applied to the...11 Sep
A question not asked yet, that I can...10 Jul
A quick addendum: If you can find...2 Jan
A quick check reveals that "His first...7 Apr
A quick look at my Poco 0 looks to me...10 Feb
A reproduction proof press, or test...3 Sep
A scientific way to proceed is to...22 Aug
A simple type cabinet can be fairly...24 Oct
A summary of the worldwide census of...29 May
A technique I have used on longer runs...31 Jan
A thin flexible knife with a good...1 Nov
A turtle would probably be a good...3 May