C& P progress.
We've been working hard to get this Chandler & Price new style platen press (the newest member of our printing family) up and going and we are SO close! After literal hours of sanding down rust, a complete disassembly and reassembly, oiling, paint job, new motor hook up and a few other details, we are almost there.
It's been quite the dirty job, but we can't wait to print on this pretty 100 year old gem. The new motor is going strong. Currently waiting for the variable speed controller to come in as I'm not sure I could keep up with this pace (see video below)! And how cool is the bar on top of the platen that pops up to push your hands out of the way!? So many moving parts working perfectly together like this never ceases to amaze me.