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Re: [PPLetterpress] Unmounted Zincs - Better explanation of my question

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  • Katie Harper
    If these are thinner than regular zinc plates, you could still mount them on wood with double stick or spray mount and build it all up to type high by adding
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 20, 2005
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      If these are thinner than regular zinc plates, you could still mount them on
      wood with double stick or spray mount and build it all up to type high by
      adding stiff board on the bottom.

      Does that help?

      Katie Harper

      on 2/20/05 8:33 AM, Marshall Beard at dusbny@... wrote:

      > I have several "sheets" (lead or thin metal with rows) of small graphics from
      > the 40s and 50s - some company brands and some are words and graphics like
      > "Fresh Coffee" "Chinese Food" etc. Some have been cut out and the borders
      > are straight. I was wondering what tool might have been used to do that.
      > Also I would need to mount them on something to "test" them with ink to see
      > what they look like on paper - I have some paper projects in mind for these.
      > In one post someone mentioned using double sided tape and MDF.
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