Bill Ritchie design in Switzerland

in the

Ekk Lory Collection

 

Ekk Lory's comment: "Up to now, I’ve printed my post-cards mainly with the "Thermofax-Screenprinting" (more about on my blog/website).
Also I built a "pasta-press" and then I looked again to several Halfwood Press videos and decided to buy a Mini. I’m working with screen-printing on fabric and paper up to 50 x 70 cm, Letterpress with an Adana 8x5, and, also new, a simple intaglio-press with 50 cm-rolls. Mostly I work with the combination of photography and print."


DIY Mini Etching Press No. 20

Press specifications: Mini Etching Press. Serial No. 6047. Specifications: Top and bottom rollers are 2.25 and 1.5, respectively and 5.5 inches in length. The bed is 1/4 x 6 x 14.5 inch material with steel rack attached for driving. The press' overall length is 15 inches; overall width is 9 inches; overall height is 10 inches; weighing about 13 lbs; hand-welded stainless steel drive wheel is 8 inches diameter. Rack-drive system approximates a 3:1 mechanical advantage. Wood is solid American black walnut. Pressure screws are linked and synchronized.


 

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