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  • leorawest@yahoo.com
    Dec 10, 2008
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      Whoa! And, huh? Tell us more!

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      -----Original Message-----
      From: "Gerald Lange" <Bieler@...>

      Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 04:43:30
      To: <PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com>
      Subject: [PPLetterpress] Re: Hot metal type


      Peter

      :�) Just a note, photopolymer plates are also used for hot foil
      stamping. Bunting makes a special base for this and the plates that
      are designated for it are processed slightly differently. Just to say
      PP is there as well, not exclusively metal!!!!

      Gerald


      --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, Peter Fraterdeus <peterf@...> wrote:
      >
      > On 10 Dec 2008, at 6:11 PM, Richard Kegler wrote:
      >
      > > Ludlow is still used for foil stamping. If it starts to wear down,
      > > just have
      > > a backup or two cast.
      > >
      > > We will be offering this as a service through the Western NY Book Arts
      > > Collaborative for people who want Ludlow lines cast.
      > >
      > > Our library is about 100 fonts right now:
      > > http://www.wnybookarts.org/ludlow.php
      > >
      > > Richard Kegler
      > > -----------------------------
      >
      >
      > Richard--
      >
      > Bravo bravo ;-)
      >
      > I am so happy to see letterpress/book arts collectives popping up east
      > of the Rockies!
      >
      > The Dubuque Book Arts Center (under construction) salutes you!!
      >
      > We don't do hot metal, although we (sadly) just had to pass on a whole
      > shop full of ludlow stuff (near Minneapolis - we'll get the Heidelberg
      > and the Miehle V45. Just couldn't manage the whole shebang)
      >
      > Our good friend and fellow traveler Tim Fay down in Anamosa produces
      > his annual Wapsipinicon Almanac directly from Linotype metal (set and
      > cast in his shop). (On a 20x26 two-color Miller Cylinder, no less).
      > Highly recommended both for the type and the content, which is top-
      > drawer... so to speak. There's a brand new issue out this week!
      >
      > http://wapsi-almanac.com
      >
      > BTW, Tim's also a photopolymer user, just to stay on topic
      >
      > PF
      >
      > >
      > >
      >
      > Peter Fraterdeus
      > Exquisite Letterpress
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      >





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