Bill Ritchie design in Paris, France
Kim Joo Hee Collection
Active and passive sides of Galleon No. 7
Galleon Halfwood Press #7
Specifications: Made in 2011. Galleon Halfwood Press. Serial No. 90007. Specifications: Roller diameter 2 1/4" x 9" long, top and bottom. Bed is 5/16" 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. The bed is rack-driven, approximating a 3:1 mechanical advantage. Woods used are Brazilian ipe, American black walnut with wenge interlayering and trimmed with ipe . The pressure screws are linked and synchronized. The press included three etching felts, user's manual and DVD.
Comment: Kim Joo Hee was still in London when she contacted me in 2010.
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