Fine Press Books
Centennial No. 6
2018, Prints 6" x 11", Portfolio 6-5/8" x 11-3/8"
Centennial No. 6 is a suite of four letterpress printed broadsides describing the Centennial No. 6 mine, mill, and surrounding landscape near Calumet, Michigan. Centennial No. 6 was the last active copper mine in the Keweenaw Peninsula.
Letterpress printed on 250 gsm Rives BFK Text: Hand set Monotype News Gothic
Title: Hand set Franklin Gothic Heavy
Edition of 20
Cedar River Electric Glass
2016, 6-1/4" x 9-1/2", 32pp
Cedar River Electric Glass is an experimental prose text by Daniel Schneider documenting human incursions on the Cedar River in Antrim County, Michigan. Illustrations are composed from pieces of wood type wood, lead type ornaments, brass rule, and copper printer's cuts. The text was written during the winter/spring of 2015/2016, composed on a Linotype Model 31, and imprinted onto Hahnemühle Biblio paper using a Vandercook 219 Old Style proofing press. Quarter bound with book cloth and handmade flax paper from Cave Paper with Hahnemühle Bugra end papers.
2015, 6-1/4" x 5-1/2", 10pp
"Beet Romance" is a short fictional story by Daniel Schneider about bohemianism, love, and root vegetables. The text was typeset by hand in Drew and imprinted on white Somerset Book paper using a Vandercook 219 Old Style proofing press. Illustrations are original linocuts by the author. The acccordion-style book block is case bound with Bugra cover and end papers.
Letterpress Prints & Ephemera
Blasting Pattern Print
Typographical rendering of blasting pattern diagram from testing of the blasting agent RXL-397 at the Centennial No. 6 mine, Calumet, Michigan, June 26, 1968. Letterpress printed on Strathmore Impress paper. 11"x14". Edition of 18.
SURF! Mini Poster
Exhortation to surf set up with wood and lead type. Letterpress printed on French's Blue Raspberry Pop Tone with a Chandler & Price jobbing press. 6" x 9".