Easiest way I've removed plates from the wood base is to place the block in a vice and use a chisel to peel the plate off.
What sort of art work is on the plates, Anything anyone might want?
Any scrap metal place in your local yellow pages should take everything.
Matthew "LAMMY" Lamoureux
Full Metal Press - Operis servo a specialis nundinae
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From: leorawest <leorawest@...
Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 3:34:50 PM
Subject: [PPLetterpress] Recycling metal plates
Does anyone have a Los Angeles area resource for recycling metal plates? I have old magnesium and copper. Also, how does one recycle wood-mounted plates -- by whole or by removing the metal from the wood base? If by removing the wood, any tricks to do this easily?
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