Pocket Gutenberg

by chris, published

Pocket Gutenberg by chris Jul 4, 2013

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A small printing press designed to work with printing plates made using thing:112899. Use it to make your own barely legible business cards, make a mini-manifesto or print copies of your very own nano-zine!


Print out all three pieces and snap them together. Then print out a type-plate ( thing:112899) of your choosing using the customizer and place it in the type holder. For best results, sand down the top of the type-plate slightly to ensure the tops of the letters are flat and even. Place a blank business-card sized piece of paper in-between the tympan and the frisket, ink the plate (a big stamp pad works great) and press down firmly on the tympan to transfer the image.

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I love this. I was just talking with my wife about printing things "the hard way". That is, instead of printing something on a 2d printer, generating a 3d model to print it, and then 3d printing that, inking it and printing. And you've gone and done it! Cool.