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Re: About Printing with Linoleum?

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Dennis Golombek (golombek)
Tue, 12 May 1998 07:02:21 -0400

The wooden boards are what we call bench hooks. Years ago we had some of our
woodshop teachers make them for us as a project with their students. You can
also obtain metal bench hooks from the usuual sources( Dick Blick, etc.)
Hope this helps.


Rosa Juliusdottir wrote:

> I have done linoleum cut and wood cut with 11 and 12 yrs old. You have to
> preach much precaution. Also have the special wooden pieces to work on,
> they are flat wooden boards quite a bit bigger than the linoleum or wood
> pieces to cut. On the ends they have a higher sort of border on alternate
> sides of the flat piece. This is to fasten one end at the edge of the table
> and the other so the linoleum can rest against it while they cut and
> remember to always cut away from you. I donīt know if this seems clear, I
> would have had to draw it. Anyway, best regards from the far north, Rosa

Than is the lylie upon his stalke grene,
     And fressher than the May with floures newe-
     For with the rose colour stroof hir hewe,
     I noot which was the fairer of hem two-
     Er it were day, as was hir wone to do,......Chaucer