Bill Ritchie design in Canada
Erika Chamberlin Collection
Placeholder photos - press is actually no. 24
Galleon Halfwood Press No. 27
Specifications: 2018. Serial No. 90027. Roller diameter 2 1/4" x 9" long, top and bottom. Bed is 3/8" polycarbonate, 9" x 26". The overall length is 27"; overall width is 13 3/4"; overall height is 15". Weight is 50 lbs.; Drive wheel is 12" diameter stainless steel and drives gears (concealed) and with rack-driven bed, approximates a 6:1 mechanical reduction. Styled in solid black walnut wood with wenge interlayer on the base' foots. The pressure screws are linked and synchronized.
About Erika Chamberlin: She contacted me and I forwarded her request for information to Tom Kughler. Months later I learned she had her press. At the time of this entry I'm planning to learn more.
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