Letterpress Guides

Adana 8 x 5 with Inking Unit

Let­ter­press print­ers were tra­di­tion­ally trained by oth­er let­ter­press print­ers through appren­tices. As com­mer­cial let­ter­press has declined the oppor­tun­ity for per­son­al tuition has got smal­ler. We’ve guides here to help you with the let­ter­press basics: get­ting the type togeth­er; using the press; select­ing paper and clean­ing up. We also cov­er buy­ing a press and type; and look­ing after it all.