Facilities

Corvidae Press Equipment & Facilities

The following list documents equipment and tools that Corvidae Press members have available for use at the print shop. Note that Corvidae owns the Whelan press, the developing equipment, and most of the other items however two of the presses are rented from Centrum along with the studio space, and a few listed items may belong to Corvidae members.

The Space includes:

  • Our Studio
    Our Studio

    Press room with built-in cabinets & shelves that serve as storage & inking stations

  • Clean room with built-in cabinets, a 34″ x 68″ sink, tables, & space for our flat files
  • Dark room with tables, shelves & space for the developing units.

The Equipment includes:

  • NuArc Image Developer (for photo etching)
  •  “Haskins Built ” Vacuum Exposure Unit (for photo etching)
  •  Block printing press
  •  Proofing press
  •  Glass inking stations (6)
  •  Glass for plate prep station (1)
  •  Mat board cutter
  •  Drying rack
  •  Light box
  •  Heat Table
  •  Press Blankets
  •  Aquatint Screens (small & large)
  •  Light box
  •  Large Flat files for paper storage
  •  Two drawer file cabinet
  •  Metal storage container for flammable rags, etc.
  •  Paper soaking & developing trays (various sizes)
  •  Vertical etching tray for ferric chloride
  •  Paper tear bar
  •  Stanley squares
  •  Metal yardsticks
  •  Metal straightedge
  •  Brayers
  •  Large roller
  •  Misc. inkers, barrens, etc.
  •  Pallette/ink knives
  •  Hair dryers
  •  Spray bottles (for water, vinegar, alcohol)
  •  Measuring containers & spoons
  •  Miscellaneous hand tools
  •  Miscellaneous linoleum cutting tools
  •  Bench hooks for wood & linoleum carving

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