Maintaining Letterpress Machines

Look­ing after your press and the tools you’ll need

Further Bits and Pieces

The odd­ments that are essen­tial to letterpress

Small Presses: Getting the Most from the Least

Get­ting large-scale res­ults from small-scale presses


Once an industry in its own right: let­ter­press ink

Locking Up

Get­ting the whole forme level and work­able as a single unit

Oiling Your Press

Keep­ing your machines run­ning: the import­ance of oil

Buying and Running an Arab

What to look for in an Arab press; and how to put it together