Where you been Stump?

Well, after the career change from the Fairhope Public Library to the Fairhope Museum of History, it’s been a little challenging to carve out writing time. That hasn’t changed much, so it’s a picture heavy post about our letterpress class at Charlotte Mason Printing.

Some steps in the process.

  1. Create your design
  2. Find type
  3. Set type (Caitlyn helped with this, thank goodness)
  4. Block type into press. For our card we used the flat press.
  5. Print

Photos of the our progress.

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Caitlyn is Charlotte Mason Printing!

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Pulling a Print

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Thanks to Charlotte Mason Printing, I’m a printer!

Later, they fired up the Chandler and Price press. It’s similar to the one at the Fairhope museum that was used to print The Fairhope Courier.

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Tim with the Chandler and Price press, circa 1938

Head over to my Instagram to see the press in action.

 

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