The Carrack Halfwood Press has a 18" X 48" X 3/4" polycarbonate, rack-driven bed (for a 6:1 mechanical advantage) synchronous pressure screws, 4 1/2-inch diameter rollers and 24-inch driving wheel, weighing 475 pounds. Felt blankets are included. The Carrack Halfwood Press is introduced at $7,750, fob Seattle, plus crating if shipped.
The Mariner Halfwood Press has a 12" X 31" X 1/2" polycarbonate, rack-driven bed for a 6:1 mechanical advantage, synchronous pressure screws, 3-inch rollers and 18-inch driving wheel, weighing just over 100 pounds. Felt blankets are included. The Mariner Halfwood Press is $3,750 fob Seattle, plus crating if shipped. Tools and phone are shown to indicate scale and are not included.
The Galleon Halfwood Press, priced at $2,500, has a 9" X 27" X 3/8" polycarbonate, rack-driven bed for plates up to 8 inches wide - the rack providing a 3:1 mechanical advantage. Pressure screws are synchronous. Three felt blankets, user's manual and online support are included. The press weighs a little over 50 pounds. The tools and phone are shown to indicate scale and are not included.
The Frigate Halfwood Press is $2,000 f.o.b. Seattle. This press has a 7 ½” X 21” X 3/8” rack-driven bed – the rack-drive system equivalent to a 3:1 gear ratio. Synchronized pressure screws keep the rollers parallel. Weighing only 26 pounds, the Frigate Halfwood Press is easily transportable in your car, camper or boat. Felt blankets are included, but the tools and phone are shown to indicate scale and are not included.
The Pram Halfwood Press, priced at $1,250 plus shipping, has synchronized pressure screws, a rack-driven bed providing a 3:1 mechanical advantage. Its bed measures 6” X 17” X ¼” and is made of polycarbonate and steel. The Pram Halfwood Press won a Silver Award in the International A'Design competition in Milan, Italy, 2013. The price includes two felt blankets and user manual. The tools and phone are shown to indicate scale and are not included.
The pre-finished, $950.00 Mini Etching press is ready to use right out of the box. This is the compact version of the Pram Halfwood Press with the same mechanical features. Great-looking prefinished wood, with custom brass details. Two felt blankets, user manual, online support are included. The bed is 6” X 15” X ¼” polycarbonate and rack-driven bed for 3:1 mechanical advantage, plus a chase for quarter-inch, 5” X 7” printing plates. You can special order the Mini in unfinished wood so you can complete assembly of the Mini Etching Press.
The DIY WeeWoodie Rembrandt Press is a model of a wooden replica 17th C. press used by Rembrandt. This is a pre-cut press ready to assemble and use for printing relief blocks and intaglio plates. A plate is included. A dozen videos are online - see VIDEOS. Introductory price is $80 which includes a 20-page comical user manual, tools and felt blankets.