Bill Ritchie design in Paris, France

with the

Kim Joo Hee Collection


Active and passive sides of Galleon No. 7

Galleon Halfwood Press #7

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.


Artist's comment: Kim Joo Hee was still in London when she contacted me in 2010.

Other owners of a Galleon Halfwood Press are: Pat Austin, Josef Beery, Carol Brozman, Wendy Anne Crittenden, Gretchen Davidson, Ava Everett, John Fairman, Harold Foster, B. H. Giza, Chris Groves, Kirsten Horning, Cathy Immordino, China Kay, Gene Laughter (d) , Eva Mastandrea, Kristy Melgoza, Lyle Miller, George Otsuka, Scott Skinner,  Tom Smith, Jo Tyler, and Ann Van Oppen.

I give all the presses I make a test, and you can see the video on YouTube.


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