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Custom Letterpress

Our Capabilities

We print all kinds of things, as long as they can be printed via letterpress methods.

  • Business Cards & Stationery
  • Wedding & Event Invitation Suites
  • Announcements
  • Prints, Posters, & Broadsides
  • Greeting Cards & Postcards
  • Coasters
  • Packaging & Labels

Printing Methods

We specialize in traditional handset and contemporary polymer-based letterpress printing (no digital printing, quick copies, offset). Our shop is equipped with a 10" x 15" Heidelberg Windmill, 10" x 15" Chandler & Price,  Reliance iron handpress, Vandercook No. 4 proof press with a maximum sheet size of 14" x 20", Vandercook No. 2 proof press with a maximum sheet size of 18" x 24", Kensol 5" x 7" Hot Foil Stamper, and Conrad etching press with a  maximum sheet size of 24" x 36".

House Papers

We regularly stock Neenah's Crane & Co. Lettra, Mohawk's Strathmore & Superfine, Newman Paperboard and French Paper Company. We have many paper samples to see and touch and can special order from a wide selection of letterpress-friendly stock.

Inks

We can mix any color within the primary Pantone Formula Guide and also carry metallic silver, gold, and copper, as well as all Pantone Fluorescent (neon) colors. Most letterpress inks are translucent, and there will always be some noticeable variation in the printing process. It adds to the charm and uniqueness inherent to the letterpress process.

Pricing

Most jobs require developing a custom quote.  Contact us if you're looking for an estimate or would like to schedule a consultation.

Turnaround

Small jobs (business cards, single invitations) typically take 1-2 weeks once a signed estimate and deposit is received. Larger jobs (custom cards, wedding suites) typically take 3 or more weeks. Rush requests are not currently available. We do our best to reply to quote requests within 24-48 hours.

Shipping

We provide shipping for custom orders. For Tampa Bay locals, prints and custom orders can be picked up  at our gift shop:

24 22nd Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Custom Design 

We provide custom design services via our partner, Ninth North.

Paper Goods & Other Stuff

We're currently focused on producing our own line of paper goods, so we may not take on every custom project that comes our way. We'll always let you know our current schedule and turnaround.