Letterpress base starter packs: you supply the press. We’ll supply the rest.

Here’s everything you need to get started in one discounted package. Each starter pack includes these fundamentals:

Choose your starter pack based on the chase or bed size of your press. Learn how to measure this part of your press.) Or figure out what base you need for your press.

starter pack name for which presses what base is included
6 x 9 chase starter pack various lever presses (like the 6×10 Model X Excelsior) 4.5 x 7.5 Deep Relief Boxcar Base
5 x 8 chase starter pack small tabletop presses (like the Adana 8×5) 3.5 x 6.5 Deep Relief Boxcar Base
pilot starter pack pilot presses 5 x 8.5 Deep Relief Boxcar Base
8 x 12 chase starter pack C & P Old Style 6 x 9 Deep Relief Boxcar Base
Heidelberg Windmill 10 x 15 starter pack Heidelberg Windmill 10 x 15 9 x 12 Standard Boxcar Base
10 x 15 chase starter pack C&P’s, Klugies, Golding 9 x 12 Deep Relief Boxcar Base
Vandercook starter pack Vandercook – minimum bed size of 15×26 13 x 19 Standard Boxcar Base

Don’t see your chase size listed? Contact us and we’ll suggest a starter pack specifically for your press.