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Printing: the art of setting truths on end and stamping them with mighty impression
upon the conscience of a race.
-from Wings of Intelligence by Schneidereith & Sons
Welcome to the craft of printing. This section of the website offers basic instructions
for immortalizing your own works or printing the masterpieces of others. As you continue
your printing endeavors, keep in mind printing is more an art than a science. If at
all possible, observe the work of more experienced printers and experiment with your
Before you can begin creating your own printed masterpiece, you must choose a text
and design. When designing your piece, consider the size and type of paper, font style
and size, line length, spacing between lines, and graphic elements including woodcuts,
borders, or dingbats.
The following instructions are based on observations at the Hatch Show Print Shop
in Nashville, Tenn., my own experiences in the Sign of the George, and sections from
Comprehensive Graphic Arts, third edition (Ervin A. Dennis & John D. Jenkins. Glencoe Publishing Co. Lake Forest, Ill., 1991).
Any comments about the specific printing press refer to the 8"x12" Chandler & Price
located nearest the outside door.
For your convenience hypertext throughout the instructions will open a diagram or
glossary entry in a new window.