Month: July 2022

The Linotype at Mackenzie Printery and Newspaper Museum

Over the past several weeks I’ve been spending Saturday mornings at the Mackenzie Printery and Newspaper Museum in Queenston, Ontario, near Niagara Falls. This museum is located in the historic house where William Lyon Mackenzie lived for a while and

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Niagara Falls Update

We took a day trip to the Falls last Friday, and this time we visited the Niagara Parks Power Station which we missed on our last visit. This station was built in 1905, was in operation for 100 years, and

A Good Casting Day

After much thought about my problem with second shot, and with little help from any manuals, I’ve got my caster to behave properly. The second shot problem was caused by an incorrect adjustment in the pump crosshead and linkage area.

Introductory Papermaking Workshop, August 6th 2022

After much delay, we will be holding another Introductory Papermaking Workshop, on Saturday, August 6th, 2022, from 9am to 4pm at our store in New Dundee. Our workshop last August was held mostly outdoors on our covered porch, but what