Tabletop Platen Press Printing *Online*

An introduction to how to set up your tabletop platen press for printing type + polymer plates

  • 50 Canadian dollars
  • 161 Walnut Avenue


Did you buy a small tabletop press and have no idea where to begin? Overwhelmed by the videos and blogs you've been reading? Just letterpress-curious and wanting to know more specifics of the process? This class is here to help! The majority of our time will be a demo that takes you through the process of setting up, printing and cleaning up. It will be followed by a 30 minute Q+A. Together, I'll walk you through a demonstration of the following: - setting a line of metal type - locking up type in a Chase - locking up a polymer plate + registration techniques - Printing + make-ready on your tabletop platen press - clean up and maintenance of your press I'd like to make this workshop accessible, so if you're in need of the "scholarship" pricing, please enter the code SCHOLAR at checkout to access the workshop for the reduced price of $25. To book your spot click "book now" below and use the calendar to navigate to one of the dates: October 12 November 12


Cancellation Policy

In the event you cannot make the course, please contact us as soon as possible and we will issue you a refund and make your seat available. If it is within 48 hours of the course's first date, unfortunately your fee will be non-refundable. A minimum of 3 students for every course is required for the course to take place, if we don't reach this minimum you'll be issued a full refund.

Contact Details

  • Flycatcher Press, 161 Walnut Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada