We are Printers!

I am proud to say that Lisa M. Payne Studio officially printed for the first time yesterday! Inserting the chase into the press Packing the press (where you will put each paper to be printed) Inking the press. ¬†Where you put ink on the disc and move the rollers up and down over the disc … More We are Printers!

Lock and Load!

After the type has been set, the next step is to lock it in the chase, an open rectangle of steel. You lock it in by strategically surrounding it with furniture (the larger pieces of wood), reglets (the skinnier pieces of wood), and then tightening it up with the quoins. The quoins are those metal … More Lock and Load!