Bill Ritchie Work in Colorado
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Scott Skinner Collection

Galleon Halfwood Press #2

2010. Galleon Halfwood Press. Serial No. 90002. Specifications: Roller diameter 2 1/4" x 9" long, top and bottom. Bed is 5/16" thick 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, geared for a 3:1 mechanical advantage. Woods used are Brazilian ipe, Gaboon ebony and African mahogany.

Artist's comment: A mutual friend recommended Scott visit our family art gallery on Scott's stay in Seattle, where there was a Galleon Halfwood Press on display. Scott decided to add a Galleon Halfwood to his design studio in Colorado. You can learn all about Scott Skinner on his Web site. Plus, a fascinating article about kites in the Seattle Times.

Scott Skinner and image of his work, a HUGE kite made of prints.

You can see his press tested before it left Seattle on YouTube, a total of 20 minutes in two parts - Part 1 and Part 2. Note that Part 2 begins with a review, and then proceeds after about a minute.

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

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