Bill Ritchie designs in

Australia in the

Julianne Kershaw Collection


The active and passive sides of No. 76.

Mini Halfwood Press #76

2011. Mini Halfwood Press. Serial No. 60076. Specifications: Rollers are 1.5 x 5.75 inches top and bottom. The bed is 1/4 x 6 x 17 inches in polycarbonate (the standard); overall length is 17.5 inches; overall width is 9 inches; overall height is 10 inches; weight, 12 lbs.; drive wheel is 8 inches diameter in stainless steel; the woods are American black walnut with ipe cladding on the steel and hood-ends. The instrument box is poplar and baltic birch trimmed in ipe. Included are felt blankets, copper plate, Allen Wrench, User's Manual (with an excerpt from the out-of-print, Halfwood Press-The Story, now available as a Kindle book) and DVD.

Artist's comment: Julianne reserved her press in March of 2010, and was interested in the printmaking party she saw on YouTube.

You can see the a YouTube video of testing Mini Halfwood No. 76 here:

On YouTube you can find more videos like this, and many more, with the search words

HALFWOODPRESS, OMEMERALDA, and PRINTMAKINGVIDEOS


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