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After years of admiring stationery and letterpress, we decided to buy a printing press. We went to the Museum of Printing in Andover, MA to learn a little more about what we were getting ourselves into. We originally wanted a smaller table top press but quickly learned that we would be limiting the sizes we would be able print. We had the space for a larger press so we decided on an 8 inch by  12 inch Chandler and Price platen press.


After getting it home (and having a tow truck take it off the trailer for us) we began the messy process of refurbishing it. We stripped off all of the old paint and about a hundred years of old ink before we repainted the original black. We took the entire thing apart so that we could learn exactly how it worked and to replace a few of the parts. Every time a piece came off we became more and more certain that it’d never go back together, yet about two weeks later we put the last piece back in place. 

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It is now the focal point of our Union Square store and is where we print all of our business cards, greeting cards, and the occasional wedding invitation.