Month: December 2014

Marbling Workshop, Saturday January 10th 2015

We will be holding an introductory workshop on western marbling using acrylic paints from 9am-4pm on Saturday, January 10th 2015. The fee for this workshop is $65 plus HST. If you would like to attend, please don’t hesitate to contact

Posted in Marbling, Our own courses and workshops, Past Events

Crazy Sharp!

This morning I was setting up some paper to cut on our guillotine. I was positioning the stack of paper under the clamp when I noticed that the edge of the clamp didn’t feel “right” against my knuckle. That’s when

Posted in Challenge Diamond 32 Guillotine, Kevin, Safety

An interesting book about pulp & paper science

After a recommendation on the Papermaking Yahoo Group a few months ago, I purchased a copy of Pulp Technology and Treatment for Paper by James d’A. Clark, published in 1978 by Miller Freeman Publications, San Fransisco, California. I purchased my

Posted in Books, Kevin

A Musical Connection Between Letterpress and Christmas

Many people already know that music for the familiar Christmas carol Hark! the Herald Angels Sing is credited to Felix Mendelssohn. Through a series of messages on the LETPRESS mailing list, I found out just recently that the original Mendelssohn work

Posted in Letterpress