Letterpress Finesse

Address:
3538 North Romero Roda, Suite 102
Tucson
AZ
85705
United States
Phone:
520-825-6609
Employees:
Jim and a few others
About:
Letterpress Finesse is a full-service commercial letterpress enterprise that will print, foil, emboss, deboss, score, perforate, number, fold, glue, drill, cut, staple...(you get the idea)...just about anything that can be worked on. We apply ourselves creatively to every task, from simple door hangers to rubber rings to complex wedding invitation sets.
Betsy Dunlap business card
Betsy Dunlap business card
Goodbye, Oklahoma CD cover
Goodbye, Oklahoma CD cover
Burn Your Bones 12-inch record insert
Burn Your Bones 12-inch record insert
closeup of Kluge platen press
closeup of Kluge platen press
Interview with Jim from Letterpress Finesse
When did you start letterpress printing?: 
First printing class: 1965; First part-time job: 1967
What do you like best about letterpress printing?: 
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What inspires you?: 
The alchemy of letterpress (see www.letterpressfinesse.com)
Which press(es), ink & paper do you usually use?: 
Presses: Kluge, C&P, Vandercook, Kwikprint. Ink: Van Son Quickson/Sonaprint/Rubber Base/Tough Tex. Paper: Lettra, Savoy, Mohawk Superfine, Classic Crest, Arturo, many specialty papers.
How would you describe your artwork?: 
I'm not really an artist; I'm a craftsman.
What kind of products do you create?: 
stationery, business cards, invitations, die-cut products, calendar wheels, napkins, drink coasters, raffle tickets & business forms (numbering), book covers and other foil-personalized stuff, paper bags, posters, anything that someone can dream up.
Do you offer custom work?: 
yes
Where can we buy your products?: 
Contact me by phone or e-mail.
Do you offer workshops? If yes, what kind of?: 
Not so far.
Is there anything you wished you had known as a beginner?: 
Everything.
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