As a kid I had a Swifset Rubber Stamp Press. Got the "bug" in 7th grade mandatory printing class where we learned the case and learned the basics.
Presses & Equipment
Various small presses plus a Vandercook Uinversal 1, a Heidelberg 10x15 windmill, a 7x11 Pearl. Seven operational typecasting machines in my shop including Composition Casters driven via computer interfaces.
Education & Training
BS & MS in journalism at West Virginia University
Worked in newspapers and for Associated Press for brief time. Owned a weekly in 1970s. Taught typography & advertising at WV university for 7 years. Own & operate commecial printing plant, Pioneer Press, for over 40 years.
Other Interests & Hobbies
Deeply involved in typography, design, typecasting, and all other aspects of letterpress.
Letterpress Group Memberships, If Any
APA, AAPA, APHA, ATF, NAPA
Nov. 20, 1939
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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