Resources for Printers

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Briar Press

Briar Press is a community of letterpress printers, book artists, and press enthusiasts. The site is dedicated to the preservation of letterpress-era equipment and the art of fine printing.

We guide people here who are looking for printing equipment, answers to questions about printing, and other printers in their area.


Letterpress Commons

Who makes Letterpress Commons? You do! All content is free and created by the letterpress community. The website is developed and hosted by Boxcar Press.



Drum Leaf Binding Class Syllabus

provided by Brooke Holve

A contemporary binding developed by Timothy Ely to display artwork in a vellum book.   It is an adhesive-based structure (no sewing) that opens flat for full page spread.  Ely’s design has been modified here for materials other than vellum.  Instructions follow: