Bill Ritchie design work in California
Joseph Inch Collection
Pram Halfwood Press #125 owned by Joseph Inch, Long Beach, California
Artist's comment: Joseph's son Joe saw the Pram Halfwood Press on Etsy, looking for a gift for his father's birthday. "He lost access to the etching studio he'd been using, so we think this press will help him get going again," said Joe Jr..
More about Joseph Inch:
Pram Halfwood Press No. 125
Specifications: Made in 2015. Pram Halfwood Press. Serial No. 60125. Specifications: Rollers are 1.5 diameter, 6 and 5.5 inches long, top and bottom respectively. The bed is 1/4 x 6 x 17.5 inch polycarbonate (the standard) with steel rack; overall length is 17.5 inches; overall width is 9 inches; overall height is 10 inches; weight, about 14 lbs; drive wheel is 8 inches diameter in stainless steel. The bed is rack-driven, approximating a 3:1 mechanical advantage. Wood is solid American black walnut. The pressure screws are linked and synchronized. The press included two etching felts, user's manual, Allen wrenches with instructions if needed, a PressGhost flash drive with USB extension cable for connecting to a computer, and the press maker's book, "A Printmaker's Tale."
See the Patron's List for more peoples' collections - click here