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Re: Paint a Book Press



Hi, Kevin,
    I took an old very rust copy press I found in a junk store to a
blacksmith and had it sandblasted.  Then I painted it with a spray can of
automobile paint.   Worked great!
-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin Thomas <kevinthomas33@HOTMAIL.COM>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Date: Saturday, January 13, 2001 3:38 PM
Subject: Paint a Book Press


>I have an old, rusty, dirty book press. Would it dimish it's value or cause
>any other problems if I painted it?
>
>If I do paint it, what kind of paint would be best? I'd like to use a paint
>that is easy to clean, but protects the metal.
>
>Any ideas,
>
>Kevin
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