Bill Ritchie design work in Washington State
in the

Fox Spears Collection

Views of the active and passive sides of Fox's Frigate Halfwood Press

Fox's Frigate Halfwood Press No. 12.

About Pamela: Fox .....

Bill Ritchie's comment: Fox saw the Halfwood Presses in the Mini Art Gallery . . ..

Specifications: Made in 2016. Frigate Halfwood Press. Serial No. 750012. Specifications: Roller diameter 1 7/8" x 7.5" long, top and bottom. Bed is 3/8" polycarbonate, 7 1/2" x 21". The overall length is 22"; overall width is 12 3/4"; overall height is 13". Weight is 26 lbs.; Drive wheel is 10 1/2" diameter stainless steel. The bed is rack-driven, approximating a 3:1 mechanical advantage. Woods used are American black walnut with wenge interlayering. The pressure screws are linked and synchronized. The press included three etching felts, user's manual, and Allan wrenches.

Other owners of Frigate Halfwood Presses at the time of this entry are Mandi Ballard, Steven Calabrese, Clyde Downs at NSU, Marzanne Fullerton, April Gibson, Cecilia Langer, Lu McBride, Lionel Pailler, John F. W. Rogers, Wil Tuthill and Heather Van Wolf. You can click on these names to link to these owners' pages.

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