Bill Ritchie Design Work in Australia
Stephanie Kim Collection
Stephanie's unassembled Mini Etching Press
Artist's comment: Stephanie Kim's friend and co-worker William Boot ordered the DIY Mini Etching press for her in October, 2017. Their plan is to take it with them on one of their travels to Finland in 2018 was successful. The description is here.
Stephanie making her first prints that use her Mini Etching Press, and some trial proofs sent from Finland.
Specifications: 2017. Mini Etching Press. Serial No. MEP60039. Specifications: Top and bottom rollers are 1.5 x 6 and 5.5 inches. The bed is 1/4 x 6 x 14.5 inch polycarbonate with steel rack; overall length is 15 inches; overall width is 9 inches; overall height is 10 inches; weight, about 13 lbs; hand-welded stainless steel drive wheel is 8 inches diameter. Bed is rack-driven, approximating a 3:1 mechanical advantage. Wood is solid American black walnut. Pressure screws are linked and synchronized. Includes two etching felts, chase, user's manual and tools for assembly.
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