Saturday, March 28, 2009

Both handpresses have been in constant use since the last post and they are both running extremely well with just a little routine maintenance. I still need to get a handle cast for the 1865 Albion but it certainly works as it is. My next job is to recover both tympans - this time, I think, with cloth as the strong brown paper has ripped in a few places.

Here is a photo of "Red" in an untidy studio:

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I am printing engravings for a special edition of a chapter from Philip Pullman's "Northern Lights". Here is the title page block in place:

Here is the inking table:

And here, proofs are drying on the ceiling rack: