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Make a booking and stay in Feilding for a few days to complete a major art work or publishing project. Food and accommodation can be arranged.
John has built up a wide clientele of students ranging from children’s after school classes, all day bookings for publishing children’s writing, secondary students printing workshops, tertiary students special ‘Book Art’ projects, tourist ‘Hands on’ visits, artist workshops, staff training, and mystery tours for over 60’s.
Equipment and processes available
Letterpress Printing – Wood type, lead type, type high gauges, setting sticks, stereo blocks, ornaments, initial letters, two colour initial letters, rule, pin perforator, lead cutter, mitre nibbler, deckle edge trimmer, corner rounder, a range of proof presses including a Royal Imperial (circa 1828), an Albion (1873) flat-bed bench press, a 100 year old clam-shell platen press (Pearl), an art platen (Johne Monopol), 3x Adana table presses, a 100 year old process engraver’s proof press (Hunter), an ‘Official’ portable press 1872, a 100 year old etching press, a restored Sakura school etching presss and a Wimbles galley-proof press. Homeprint designs and manufactures its own relief presses: the Homeprint A4 relief printing Press and the new A3 Homeprint yellowXpress5000.
Book binding – Wooden stringing machines, linen and sewing tools, cast iron double boiler, wooden backing vice, nipping presses, guillotines, gold blocking press, brass fonts, gas ring, brass fillets, gold leaf, gold foil, book leather, book cloth, acid free boards and paper.
Intaglio Printing – Etching presses, wool felts, specialty papers, oil based etching inks, water based print inks, solar printmaking plates, dry point needles, UV light box and water baths.
Marbling – Paper inks, fabric inks, trays, droppers, stylus, alum, paper and fabric.
Relief Printing – Water based inks for students (tubes of Flint), Akua water based inks for artists that are non toxic, permanent colour, intermixable, oil based inks (Hostmann Steinberg), eziKut for carving/dry point print plates, custom wood tiles, soft cut lino, rollers, baren, bench hooks, imported Japanese carving tools, manuals and wide range of relief presses to print images.
Framing – Wood mouldings, acid free boards, backing board, dry mounting press, mounting tissue, acid free mounting tissue, cutting mats, mat cutters, glass cutter, flexi point gun, acid free tape, sealing tape, Dclips and braid.
Homeprint offers a wide range of text books, type catalogues, old books, artist books, original prints, paintings, drawings, photographs and sculptures in their Library and Gallery.