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RE: The Dick Blick 906 Etching Press or Speedball Press-recommend

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Fields, Linda (
Thu, 8 Apr 1999 13:36:32 -0400

I purchased a Speedball press which can be attached with C clamps to a table
or bolted on. Although I like the design, I have not had good luck using it
for simple intaglio printing. Haven't tried it for relief yet. We usually
use the tried and true spoon or hand rubbing for those. Linda in NC
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> From: lindacharlie[SMTP:lindacharlie]
> Sent: Sunday, April 04, 1999 9:13 PM
> To: scurfield
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: The Dick Blick 906 Etching Press or Speedball
> Press-recommendations?
> Please post responses to the list. The elementary art teachers in my
> district have toyed with the idea of purchasing one or perhaps several
> small, portable presses to be shared by our 22 elementary buildings.
> Linda in Michigan
> Scurfield wrote:
> >
> >
> > Have any of you used the Dick Blick 906 etching press? I think I'll get
> > the 36" phenolic bed plate, but wasn't planning (didn't budget) the
> > bench to go with it. Would I be able to put this on an audio visual
> > cart to push around? Or am I completely nuts and should instead buy
> > eight of the little Speedball presses which are currently on sale