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Here are some things to keep in mind when writing an article for Letterpress Commons. Many of these guidelines are inspired by Wikipedia. You do not have to be an expert on a subject to contribute or add to an article on Letterpress Commons; you just need to find good … Continue reading
Setting type by hand, one sort, or letter, at a time, takes a great deal of patience and practice. These guidelines will facilitate the hand typesetting process and are important to the longevity of the type. 10 Steps to Perfect Typesetting Count your sorts! Make sure you have enough type in … Continue reading
Makeready is literally the process of making the press ready to print. Makeready is more than oiling and inking the press, and making sure the form is locked up securely; it is, in the narrowest sense . . the diagnosis of defects, the selection of the best remedies for correcting … Continue reading
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