How to Use a Typewriter




About: I absolutly love airplanes and just about anything with an airfoil. I own 6 Chickens and love inventing and building stuff.

I am guessing that you are viewing this instructable because you bought a typewriter from an antiqe store or you are just curious how one works. I think they are amazing machines and that they will soon all be in museums instead of them whirring away on desks.

Step 1: Loading

Putting the paper is somtimes is a bit tricky.

Step 2: Basic Controlls

Here are a lot of vidios of the typewriter. The knob (first picture) spins the spools of ink so they can be fresh. The second picture is the bell.

Step 3: Have Fun!

That is how a typewriter works! Any questions feel free to leave a comment, I check all of my comments!



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    Reply 8 years ago on Step 3

    I got it from an abandoned house that I live next to. It was all mangled from a drop but my nabor fixed it right up! If you are looking for one you might be able to find it in a antique store or ebay.