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This is a stub page about all the 2D print studio machines!
This is a stub page about all the 2D print studio machines!
== type cabinets ==
stores type cases when not in use
needs front access
each drawer of a cabinet is called a "case"
a drawer is like one fontsize of one font. contains all the letters, etc. this is the layout: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Job_Case
== Galley Cabinet ==
a galley is a metal tray that holds type forms.
you take type out of the case and arrange it in the galley. you fill the empty space with "furniture".
when you've set a block of text and it's ready to be printed, that's called a "form"
this cabinet holds standing type while it's "tied up in a form", i.e. in active use
needs front access, ideally back access as well
42" x 23.5"
=== furniture ===
it's for bigger spacing, margins around a textbox, etc
they haven't sorted their furniture, might need a new cabinet just to store furniture
=== composing stick ===
little jig with a movable pressure locking mechanism/thing called a knee. the knee locks the length of your line. it's just a tool that helps you compose a longer text.
for example, if you're setting a whole book you can only set a few lines at once. then you have to put them on the galley and set more.


== Offset Press ==
== Offset Press ==
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needs full working radius
needs full working radius


== Galley Cabinet ==
(this is arriving tomorrow)
 
== tabletop ==
 
platen press, which means it uses a plate
 
human-powered, makes metallic clapping noise
 
needs at least front & side to use, ideally more for oiling, maintenance etc
 
== C&P ==
 
"chandler & price"
 
big version of the tabletop
 
runs on a flywheel / tredle - foot powered
 
32" x 50"
 
this is the thing in the bar upstairs right now (coming down tomorrow)
 
== paper folding machine ==
 
could easily make pamphlets & zines, playbills for events, etc
 
belongs to david brazil
 
on a wheeled cart covered with the "baumfolder" sack. cart is
 
== bookshelves ==
 
duh
 
== drill press ==
 
punching holes in an entire book, esp with a wooden cover
 
aka laptop standing desk
 
== drying rack ==
 
for drying prints on, can go pretty much anywhere, might move around
 
== guillotine ==
 
cuts large stacks of paper
 
needs front access to feed paper, and some extra space in the back for long paper reams
 
== kwik print ==
 
"gold stamping machine"
 
gold-embossing on leather, cloth, etc
 
for making fancy book titles
 
small thing next to drill press


when you've set a block of text and it's ready to be printed, that's called a "form"
you have to fill it with gold leaf


this cabinet holds standing type while it's "tied up in a form", i.e. in active use
== flat file ==


needs front access, ideally back access as well
they don't have one yet but want one.


42" x 23.5"
it's a cabinet with lots of thin, long drawers for storing paper and completed prints on big sheets

Latest revision as of 21:15, 21 September 2014

This is a stub page about all the 2D print studio machines!

type cabinets

stores type cases when not in use

needs front access

each drawer of a cabinet is called a "case"

a drawer is like one fontsize of one font. contains all the letters, etc. this is the layout: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Job_Case

Galley Cabinet

a galley is a metal tray that holds type forms.

you take type out of the case and arrange it in the galley. you fill the empty space with "furniture".

when you've set a block of text and it's ready to be printed, that's called a "form"

this cabinet holds standing type while it's "tied up in a form", i.e. in active use

needs front access, ideally back access as well

42" x 23.5"

furniture

it's for bigger spacing, margins around a textbox, etc

they haven't sorted their furniture, might need a new cabinet just to store furniture

composing stick

little jig with a movable pressure locking mechanism/thing called a knee. the knee locks the length of your line. it's just a tool that helps you compose a longer text.

for example, if you're setting a whole book you can only set a few lines at once. then you have to put them on the galley and set more.

Offset Press

The big giant thing.

6'3" x 30.5"

needs full working radius

Vandercook Letterpress

Similar to offset but runs by crank

approx 8' x 26"

needs full working radius

(this is arriving tomorrow)

tabletop

platen press, which means it uses a plate

human-powered, makes metallic clapping noise

needs at least front & side to use, ideally more for oiling, maintenance etc

C&P

"chandler & price"

big version of the tabletop

runs on a flywheel / tredle - foot powered

32" x 50"

this is the thing in the bar upstairs right now (coming down tomorrow)

paper folding machine

could easily make pamphlets & zines, playbills for events, etc

belongs to david brazil

on a wheeled cart covered with the "baumfolder" sack. cart is

bookshelves

duh

drill press

punching holes in an entire book, esp with a wooden cover

aka laptop standing desk

drying rack

for drying prints on, can go pretty much anywhere, might move around

guillotine

cuts large stacks of paper

needs front access to feed paper, and some extra space in the back for long paper reams

kwik print

"gold stamping machine"

gold-embossing on leather, cloth, etc

for making fancy book titles

small thing next to drill press

you have to fill it with gold leaf

flat file

they don't have one yet but want one.

it's a cabinet with lots of thin, long drawers for storing paper and completed prints on big sheets