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Platen Press Printing Workshop

This course is a logical follow-on from Bed Press Printing, but no experience is necessary, and participants are welcome to jump in here, too.  Get semi-serious about precision printing with platen press work.


Presses for this workshop include our 100+ year old Chandler and Price platen presses as well as their user-friendly little sibling, the Pilot table-top platen press.

Participants will learn to set type, build a chase to transfer type to a platen press, ink, and operate the press to create a couple  of one-color prints of their designs.

Our instructors will guide you through typesetting, chase building, and printing, offering tips and tricks that give your work an elegant touch.

Cost: $25

Earlier Event: February 20
Bed Press Printing Workshop
Later Event: March 13
Word Coptic Workshop 1