Printer Information

Participant Info

First Name
Larry
Last Name
Newman
Press Name
Larry B. Newman Printing Co.
City
Knoxville
State
Tennessee
Country
USA
Website or Blogsite
larrynewmanprinting.com
Year You Started with Letterpress
1967
How You Got Involved In Letterpress Printing

When I was 14 I saw a Kelsey Press advertisement but could not afford the kit that I wanted, later in the year I found a 12 x 18 C & P at a local printer that I could afford. The hobby has turned into a 45 year career as of 2012.

Presses & Equipment

Running 12 X 18 C & P NS, V 50 X, SP 15, Model 31 Linotype, Elrod, Model L Ludlow, 1 ton Noland Furnace and 2 water cooled molds, foundry type, Hammond Glider saw, Mono Tabular Broach. In Storage: Kelly B Special with extended delivery, V 36, Rouse Vertical Mitering machine and a bunch of other things that I have forgotten about. We also operate 5 die stamping presses (genuine engraving), a 9810 A B Dick Offset, Therm-o-type Green Machine, Therm-o- type Quad 12 slitter, 2 Paper Knives, 6 station Textile Screen Printing Press, 15 Needle Barudan Embroidery machine, and more stuff.

Education & Training

Some College, Magna Cum Laude From the School of Hard Knocks and Rough Licks.

Work History

July 7 1967 to Present:Commercial Printer, paper ruler, book binder, typesetter, graphic designer, line casting machine operator, shop owner and general flunkie..

Other Interests & Hobbies

Any thing that involves type, graphics or design, also musical instruments, airbrushing, reading, metal and wood working, etc, etc, etc, etc.

Letterpress Group Memberships, If Any
International Engraved Grapohics Association, Foil & Specialty Effects Association, Advertising Specialty Instute.
Birth Year
1951
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