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Travel Back in Time with a Hands-on Workshop

 

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Full Day Workshops

10am-4pm EST.


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Power of the Press: Postcard Printing with Metal & Wood Type

It was once said, "Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one," (A.J. Liebling; 1960), and we want to share the power of our press ownership with you! Got something to say and you want to spread the word? Join us in this full-day Power of the Press workshop, where you'll learn how to set & print exactly what you want to say with metal & wood type on a set of 40 postcards. At the end of the workshop, participants will be encouraged to trade their postcard creations among themselves if they wish and then send them to friends, family, state representatives or anyone else they want to hear their message. Sign up today to let your voice be heard!


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Personal Stationery Printing with Metal & Wood Type

Do you regularly find yourself wishing you had a set of professional personalized stationery for your quick note-writing needs? Experience the old-time art of letterpress printing by learning how to set & print antique metal & wood type to make your own set of personalized stationery. Each participant will head home with a set of 30 personalized notecards & matching envelopes along with a newfound appreciation & knowledge of printing history!


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Coaster Design & Printing with Metal & Wood Type

Nothing is worse than a pesky water ring on your brand new wood table! Prevent the drama by making your own set of coasters to protect all the furniture in your life. In this workshop, you'll experience the old-time art of letterpress printing while making your own set of 16 drink coasters. You will learn how to set a saying, recipe, or design of your choice with antique moveable type & ornaments, and print your coasters on our vintage Vandercook Press dating back to the 1960s!  


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Large Notebook Printing & Binding with Metal & Wood Type

Always find yourself looking for your next notebook to fill with fresh ideas, lists, scribbles or sketches? Come print and bind three of your own 6 x 9" 100-page notebooks in this full-day workshop!

Participants will learn how to set metal type and use our Vandercook proofing press from the early 1960s to print a personalized line on a choice of plain or preprinted notebook cover paper. Then participants will learn a 5-hole pamphlet stitch to bind three notebooks with their freshly printed covers. We'll finish off the notebooks with a trim & corner round for a smooth & professional look and send you on your way fully stocked for recording all your freshest ideas!


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Quote Poster Printing

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Half Day Workshops

6pm-9pm EST.


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Small Notebook Binding Workshop

Always find yourself looking for your next notebook to fill with fresh ideas, lists, scribbles or sketches? Come print and bind three of your own 5 x 3.5" 60-page notebooks in this 3-hour workshop!

Participants will learn how to use our Vandercook proofing press from the early 1960s to print a predetermined line (ie."Notes" "Big Ideas Inside" "I'm grateful for..." etc.) on a choice of plain or preprinted notebook cover paper. Then participants will learn a 3-hole pamphlet stitch to bind three notebooks with their freshly printed covers. We'll finish off the notebooks with a trim & corner round for a smooth & professional look and send you on your way fully stocked for recording all your freshest ideas!


 

Personal Stationery Printing with Wood Type

Do you regularly find yourself wishing you had a set of professional personalized stationery for your quick note-writing needs? Experience the old-time art of letterpress printing by learning how to set & print antique wood type to make your own set of personalized stationery. Each participant will head home with a set of 20 personalized notecards & matching envelopes along with a newfound appreciation & knowledge of printing history!


Private Parties & Team Building Workshops

full & Half day options available


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Team Building: Quote Poster Typesetting & Printing

Experience the old-time art of letterpress printing while strengthening the bonds within your team or group! This workshop is all about building community through a shared learning experience and collaborating to produce an inspiring typographic poster to hang in your office or home.

In this workshop, participants will learn how to set metal (or wood) type to build the predesigned one-color (half day) or 2-color (full day) poster of their choosing. Then each participant will take turns printing three copies of the 11x14" poster on our vintage Vandercook Press dating back to the early 1960s.


 

Team Building: Quote Poster Design, Typesetting & Printing

Experience the old-time art of letterpress printing while strengthening the bonds within your team or group! This workshop is all about building community through creative collaboration to design & print an inspiring typographic poster to hang in your office or home.

In this workshop, participants will learn how to set metal and wood type to build a poster composition of their favorite inspiring quote. Then each participant will take turns printing three copies of the 11x14" poster on our vintage Vandercook Press dating back to the early 1960s.