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.