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It followed me home...3 Nov 20
Treating rust13 Oct 20
Going price for type sold by weight31 Aug 20
Bolt threading on Challange Gordon22 Mar 20
Tympan bails on a Kelsey8 Mar 20
Spider chase?27 Jan 20
Oiling a Challenge Gordon14 Dec 19
Kelsey Excelsior paint color31 May 19
Challange Gordon goes thunk6 Dec 12
Recent comments
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(Since I spent part of yesterday moving...9 Aug
A good welder should be able to _braze_...10 May
Also check out "The Letter-Press...29 Apr
An em quad is square for the type size...20 Jul
AnbuAnburajan, please answer questions...29 Dec
Another discord group..... discord...9 Oct
As long as the fonts are still (mostly)...31 Oct
As long as the rim isn't compromised...3 Jun
Assuming the motor doesn't have "grease...15 Apr
bppayne, looks nice. I'd either...27 Mar
bppayne, those are brilliant!27 Dec
BTW, real shellac (secretions of the...14 Mar
Carb cleaner or brake cleaner should do...16 Apr
Caslon, Bodoni, and Goudy walk into a...24 Dec
Cast iron can also be welded with a MIG...3 Nov
Cool, that's good to know.22 Nov
Couple of things- Well, the right way...1 Sep
Definitely peened, wasn't sure if the...9 Mar
Depending on how thick the ink film is...11 May
Did I mention "very carefully" :)...18 May
Different inks for different jobs. Long...18 Dec
Discord is an almost-real-time chat...19 Oct
Does that glue shrink when it...3 Nov
Does your press have the original...22 Nov
First, saturate with Liquid Wrench...23 Oct
Flat or v-belt? Belts shouldn't...26 Jul
For the best surface, use a drum sander...20 Mar
For wood, take a look at...1 Jan
FWIW, a few days ago I did a few small...26 Dec
FWIW, a friend has had decent success...22 May
Geoffrey, I didn't do that, but will...12 Dec
Good luck getting toluene in some parts...22 May
harrildplaten- no crustaceans of any...21 Jul
Hide lacing is used when the belt has...28 Jul
I did check the thread pitch with a...30 Mar
I don't know what size the motor is on...15 Jan
I have great fun showing them to...31 May
I like original, too, but sometimes the...18 Jan
I usually get the "KleenStrip paint...14 Aug
I was just thinking about this, then...17 Jul