Welcome to the Bracken Press PRINT-workshop website
Individual courses for print-makers, in intaglio (etching, drypoint, aquatint)
& block printing & wood engraving (lino-prints, surface printing) & letterpress
Rochat etching press
Manufactured by Harry Rochat for me in 1977.
Weight 11 cwt
Bed size: 26 x 48 inches (A1 size paper)
Cast iron, geared.
Used for printing etchings, engravings, colographs.
Harry Rochat is still making these wonderful presses and occassionally has them second hand for sale, see his website.
Plate warmers (2)
Plate cutter (c.1896)
Full range of intaglio inks
Plate oil:- strong, medium, weak.
Tarlatan / skrim
Comprehensive libary on etching & engraving