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 , a graduate of The University of Alabama MFA in Book Arts program, is a fine press printer and book designer. He has taught workshops on letterpress and Vandercook Maintenance at universities, art colleges and book arts centers across the U.S. He maintains the Vandercook website and blog http://vandercookpress.info. His letterpress work is included in several public and private collections. Examples can be seen online at www.fameorshame.com.
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