Introduction: Letterpress Christmas Card

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Letterpress card printed on 110lb. Crane's Lettra Ecru Stock.

Step 1: Mounting Polymer Plate

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Mount the first color and ink in to get position ready.

Step 2: Inking the Press

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Ink your rollers with a thin bead of ink and let press run to mead evenly.

Step 3: Printing the First Color

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After inking plate run some stock the adjust rollers as needed. Run a few through to check registration.

Step 4: Second Color Print

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After wash up, repeat steps 1 through 3.
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dprinting (author)2013-12-08

Box car press is one of the best resource that I've found

tvds1 (author)2013-12-07

Where does one obtain a polymer plate and the other items in this 'ible?

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