Bill Ritchie Design Work in Singapore
Jen Orchard Collection
DIY Mini Etching Press No. 11
2014. Mini Etching Press. Serial No. MEP60011. 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.
Artist's comment: Jen Orchard had a birthday coming up and her husband, Timothy, sent email to order her the DIY Mini Etching Press. He said her plan was to use it for outreach.
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