In The Press: Elyi Magazine Business Showcase

Print My Part are delighted to showcase their services, with a full page write up on page 6 of the December issue of Elyi Magazine. The Elyi is a great local magazine for the Ely community. We are delighted to showcase our services to the local community and look forward to working with local customers in the Cambridgeshire area. The full December 2017 issue of the Elyi Magazine can be viewed online here. Alternatively, the Print My Part write up can be seen below.

How to 3D Print Letterpress Printing Blocks

We have recently been working with Gordon Chesterman, a local Letterpress Printer who trained at the London College of Printing, in the art of creating exquisite prints and posters using traditional equipment and printing methods, dating back to the 15th century. From its invention in the 15th century through to the 20th century, letterpress printing was the normal form of printing text, however since the introduction of modern printing methods, its existence has declined. However, the unique qualities of letterpress printing is making a come-back, being appreciated by those who value quality and a traditional feel. With printing blocks dating back many years, existing blocks become damaged,

Press: Local Businesses Join Forces, Using 3D Printing to Preserve Artisan Craft

Letterpress printer and Director of Cambridge University's Careers Service, Gordon Chesterman has collaborated with local 3D printing bureau, Print My Part, to explore a new method of creating letterpress printing blocks. An approach using modern technology to support traditional printing methods. From its invention in the 15th century through to the 20th century, letterpress printing was the only way of printing text, using hand-carved wood blocks for illustrations and larger letters. This traditional craft all but died out in the 1950s but, in recent years, we’re enjoying a resurgence in letterpress printing – the beauty and tactile qualities of fine printing are being appreciated by those

We are Now Members of 'Make It British'

Print My Part are now proud members of Make It British, a campaign promoting and supporting home grown British brands and manufacturers of goods here in the UK. This is a campaign we strongly support, completing all 3D prints at our HQ in Ely, a beautiful market town known for its magnificent Cathedral, dating back to 672 AD. Ely remains a city (yes, one of the smallest cities in the UK) with a strong heritage of independent businesses and artisan crafts. Credit: Print My Part is attracting the interest of local businesses and hobbyists, helping bring vintage technologies into the 21st century (more on this soon). To our knowledge, we are the first and only 3D printing burea

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