Re: dampening paper - build a humidor
- Dorothy and Lewis Allen's book "Printing with the Handpress" details the
construction and use of a 'humidor' for dampening paper.
hit ABEbooks.com. there are a bunch of the 1969 Van Nostrand editions
floating around out there.
best, m | interrobangletterpress.com
>I am about to attempt printing some 10pt type from a magnesium plate onto
> hard Indian Kahdi hand made card. I have never tried dampening the card
> before and
> wondered what is the best way to do it. With a sponge? A spray? Does one
> leave it for a
> length of time? Does it help?
> I have already had a dream of apprehension in which the card became a
> stack of twine
> twisted doormats.
> Danny Flynn