Hand-set Thank You Cards

December 11, 2017

We printed a new batch of Thank You cards using hand-set type, and thought you’d enjoy some photos of the process.

Mustard Thank You Notecard

Uncut Art Deco card.

Lead type on top of stone

Tools of the trade.

Nick picking type out

Nick choosing type.

Nick setting type

The individual pieces of type are set in a form before they’re locked up and placed on the press.

Everything is backwards so that it reads correctly when impressed on paper.

You can buy these notecards and much more in our store. We’re offering free shipping on orders over $25 through December 31st. But act fast, orders should be placed by December 19th to ensure delivery by Christmas Day.