About BillWhitley

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"K" pin mark identification24 Feb 20
L. Johnson & Co, Philadelphia 21 Jan 20
Typeface ID help needed12 Jan 20
Looking for sorts: Medieval (Goudy) 14pt.3 Nov 18
C&P Craftsman parts, electric motors 27 Sep 17
8x12 C&P NS treadle drive shaft28 Aug 17
Want to run a newspaper in Vermont?13 Jun 16
Pandemonium Press13 Aug 13
Recent comments
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#oprion Well, now that you mention...22 Feb
#oprion - my composition rollers are...21 Feb
#Stanislaus - I find it hard to imagine...10 Nov
(Edit - posted twice)3 Mar
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1) 2 rollers work, but 3 rollers work...15 Sep
1. All bearings and reciprocating...8 Nov
1. I did not offer a reprimand, I...10 Apr
1. Rubber-based ink dries by...15 Dec
1. The Museum in N Andover prints from...30 May
100 years = 1918, 75 years = 1943, 50...22 Aug
2 flywheels does make treadling easier....14 Jul
@David - I will look into this - I'm...3 Jul
@dickg - I used to have my leads &...5 Nov
@dickg - I will happily defer to your...29 Aug
@GwaK - this press was not designed for...3 May
@longdaypress - I had a similar...16 May
@megahurt - your budget might get you a...1 Jun
@modernman is correct - this is a VERY...4 Jul
@tom - I've had nothing but good...16 May
@Typenut is correct - just remember to...11 Apr
@Winston - where are you located? 23 Apr
A C&P 8x12 is built more heavily than...29 Apr
A floor model platen is more useful in...14 May
A good art supply store should sell...5 Oct
A larger format proof press is a handy...31 Jul
A machinist/printer friend (Hi Don!)...29 Oct
A “book press” is not the right...10 Jan
According to his bio, Charlie Dick was...18 Dec
Actually, if your images have a lot of...15 Jun
Adjusting the platen is not trivial -...5 Nov
After you buy McGrew’s, the next best...12 May
Also John Barrett in Chicopee MA, and...26 Apr
Also, a Craftsman press adjusts a heck...28 May
Also, buy a copy of McGrew’s:...15 Jan
Also, you will want a speed control on...3 Mar
And for those to whom this might be of...23 Apr
And if you pay attention to the...4 Oct
And it would appear to be Goudy (Old...9 Mar