Type Jam on November 12th!

Posted by on Nov 5, 2018 | No Comments

Type Jam: Walter Hamady & The Perishable Press, Ltd. A presentation by Kathy Kuehn and Barb Tetenbaum November 12th, 2018 7:15 pm Kathy Kuehn and Barb Tetenbaum were both art students who studied with Walter Hamady at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the late 1970’s/early 1980’s. They will share books from their personal collections and […]

10th Annual Hamilton Wayzoose

Posted by on Nov 2, 2018 | No Comments

From November 2-4, 2018 the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum will be hosting their tenth annual Wayzgoose in Two Rivers, WI. The museum has grown into a vital organization that not only preserves the legacy of wood type but also passes on the knowledge of its manufacturing processes. Hamilton is also now the home […]

Museum Open Hours on October 20

Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 | No Comments

We welcome visitors to the C.C. Stern Type Foundry’s working museum from 11am-3pm. Come by to see the casters in action, as well as regular hand-casting demonstrations. Volunteers are on hand to give tours and talk about the art and industry of making metal type. Souvenir metal type, printed ephemera, DVDs and other printing related […]

American Typecasting Fellowship 40th Anniversary Conference

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 | No Comments

Three of us—Rebecca, Brian, and Joe—represented the C.C. Stern Type Foundry at the 40th Anniversary ATF Conference, held at M&H Type in San Francisco, August 23—26. We came home with some new perspectives on old information, including insights from T.H. Groves about the way alloy proportions affect the behavior of Thompson casters. Maybe that will […]

Monthly NW Letterpress Network Meeting

Posted by on Oct 6, 2018 | No Comments

This monthly meeting is hosted by Bernie Smith & Ivan Snyder, and has developed into a productive group for knowledge exchange and collaboration related to letterpress printing. The objective is to build skills and educate by critiquing current work, networking/collaborating, and capitalizing on the group’s expertise for technical problem solving. You are encouraged to bring […]