10307Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Hot metal type
- Dec 10, 2008Whoa! And, huh? Tell us more!
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From: "Gerald Lange" <Bieler@...>
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 04:43:30
Subject: [PPLetterpress] Re: Hot metal type
:�) 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!!!!
--- 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
> > -----------------------------
> 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!
> BTW, Tim's also a photopolymer user, just to stay on topic
> Peter Fraterdeus
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