Bill Ritchie Design Work in Estonia

with the

Heiki Waher Collection

Artist's comment: His lifelong partner, Juta Ristsoo, wrote for Heiki Waher to ask about a DIY Mini Etching Press, He had discovered it on Youtube. He is a multitalented artist who developed the character "Horn Devil." Heiki plans to develop etchings as an auxiliary product with his comics at the next Comic Con in the UK and in Finland.

Sample cover of Horn Devil comic

Specifications: 2017. Mini Etching Press. Serial No. MEP60037. Specifications: Top and bottom rollers are 1.5 x 6 and 5.5 inches. The bed is 1/4 x 6 x 14.5 inch polycarbonate with steel rack; overall length is 15 inches; overall width is 9 inches; overall height is 10 inches; weight, about 13 lbs; hand-welded stainless steel drive wheel is 8 inches diameter. Bed is rack-driven, approximating a 3:1 mechanical advantage. Wood is solid American black walnut. Pressure screws are linked and synchronized. Includes two etching felts, chase, user's manual and tools for assembly. Also included gratis copy of A Printmaker's Tale.

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