Author: kpmartin

Server Migration Complete (?)

I think I have everything migrated to our new web and mail servers now. Please e-mail us (!) at info@papertrail.ca if you encounter any problems.

E-mail server migration

As I mentioned in the previous post, we are changing the servers we use for e-mail and our web site and blog. We have changed over the e-mail server now, and our regular addresses info@papertrail.ca and orders@papertrail.ca should continue to

Server migration and resultant outages

We’re in the process of moving our web site and e-mail to a new hosting service in the cloud. They are currently hosted at my day job and I’m used to managing them with command-line tools and direct editing of

Monotype Computer Control: Diagnosing Air Flow Problems 2

After about a year and a half of ignoring the project, I’m starting again to work on my computer-driven interface for the Monotype Composition Caster. When I left off I was diagnosing problems with the ports having inconsistent air flow

Price Increases on Abaca Pulp, New Kenaf Pulp

We have recently restocked our bleached and unbleached abaca pulp supplies, and unfortunately due to supply cost increases we are forced to raise the price we sell these pulps for. However, we now also sell kenaf pulp in sheet form.

Typewriters at the Bound Book Arts Fair

Last Sunday we had a sale table at the 2018 BOUND Book Arts Fair, and in addition to all the vendors there Martin Howard, a collector of antique typewriters, had some of his collection on display. Martin has a web

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BOUND Book Arts Fair next weekend in Toronto!

How time flies, 2018 is almost over! Next Sunday, December 9th 2018, we’ll be at the BOUND Book Arts Fair, held at the Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm Street in downtown Toronto. That’s just two short blocks north of

New Drying System Size

Almost 30 years ago, when our drying system was first designed, the pulp we were getting from the pulp mills was in sheets around 27×36″ and the drying system was made to these dimensions so the pulp sheets could be

Kitchener DIY Festival, October 19th, 2018

This is a really last-minute notice, but tomorrow, Saturday October 18th 2018, the Kitchener Public Library will be hosting their fourth annual DIY Festival. This will take place from 1pm to 4pm at the main downtown branch, 85 Queen Street

Yes! Another Press!

We recently acquired a Vandercook 320 in somewhat rough shape. I plan on fixing it up and we will probably sell it because it is bigger than what we need (we think). Alternatively we might sell our Challenge MA-15 instead.

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