10303Re: Hot metal type
- Dec 10, 2008--- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, "rgraphix214" <deystad@...> wrote:
>Howdy new to the group, all of the above info sounds right to me.
> A customer of ours needs some hot metal type. I found a place in San Francisco (M&H) that
> does it, but is there somewhere in the midwest still doing it.
> The customer wants to use it for foil stamping. Does doing hot foil stamping with lead type
> make sense? We make hot foil stamping dies, but we treasure our fingers too much to try
> cutting out dies of individual letters/numbers at 12 pt.
Foil stamping will kill your lead type over time.
That said Sky Shipley, who casts type, is in southern Illinois and a nice guy
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