Letterpress Christmas Card

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Introduction: Letterpress Christmas Card

About: Started in the printing business 28 years ago as a layout artist that eventually became a pressman and later became a business owner.

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

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Step 1: Mounting Polymer Plate

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

Step 2: Inking the Press

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

Step 3: Printing the First Color

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

Step 4: Second Color Print

After wash up, repeat steps 1 through 3.
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    2 Discussions

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    dprinting
    dprinting

    6 years ago

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

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    tvds1
    tvds1

    6 years ago on Introduction

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