Printer Information

Participant Info

First Name
Mark
Last Name
Turpin
Press Name
Winding Wyvern Press
City
St. Croix Falls
State
WI
Country
USA
Website or Blogsite
http://
Year You Started with Letterpress
2010
How You Got Involved In Letterpress Printing

Watched a documentary on PBS when I was in grade school about the history of printing. Wanted a press ever since.

Presses & Equipment

Chandler & Price Craftsman 12x18, 60 cases of type, Paragon Guillotine paper cutter.

Wanted: Linotype, Monotype Composition Caster & Keyboard, Elrod Strip Caster.

Education & Training

B.S. Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Work History

Electrical Engineer for various defense contractors.

Other Interests & Hobbies
Amateur Radio (AB9TH), Society for Creative Anachronisms
Letterpress Group Memberships, If Any
ATF
Birth Year
1976
Your Photo or Press Photo

Predefined Group Memberships

APA: Amalgamated Printers Association
AAPA: Amatuer American Press Association
APHA: American Printing History Association
ATF: American Typecasting Fellowship
BPs: British Printing Society
LOLP: Ladies of Letterpress

NAPA: National Amateur Press Association