28 West 27th St, 3rd Flr
classes in the printshop
Vandercook MaintenanceThis workshop is an in-depth review of the parts and functions of the Vandercook, taking you beyond cranking the press and into the mechanical what and why essential for troubleshooting. Learn all the points of maintenance, lubrication and cleaning and become familiar with the differences between models. Whether you use studio presses, own your own press or are thinking of buying one, this workshop will provide excellent direction for your future press work, so bring your questions, press photos, and/or broken parts. The instructor will also share his extensive written material with the class. Be sure to visit his website www.vandercookpress.info.
Deadline to register: One week before class starts.
Paul Moxon May 19 - 20 , Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 4pm
Paul Moxon is a studio letterpress printer, author of Vandercook Presses: Maintenance, History and Resources, and moderates http://vandercookpress.info. His letterpress work is included in several public and private collections. Examples can be seen at www.fameorshame.com. He is also website editor in chief for the American Printing History Association, a recent Newberry Fellow and a former Rare Book School Fellow.
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