Vintage Type Shop

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The Season of Spring and Fresh Starts

Spring is upon us...the cracking open of new books, catching up with pen pals on my Hermes Rocket, servicing the mower, working on my golf game and looking at my empty shelves in the typewriter shop.

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Recovering a Wooden Platen with Rigid Tubing (vs. Flex)

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (FEB. 9, 2021)  — The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will conduct an annual Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey Feb. 12-15, in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count. The state natural resources agency is interested in the status and distribution of these colorful songbirds

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Today I mixed, labeled and stored all of my new paints that I received from my father-in-law from his decades of painting street rods. He was gracious and supplied me with clear coat, lacquer, thinner and all of the supplies needed to get going with a new system.



Thanks to my Aunt Brenda, I have been blessed with another system! Now I have two separate airbrush units

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Remington Model 2



This Remington was nearly identical to the Model 1, but it contained a shift key, and was actually the first of all typewriter manufacturers to

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re-assembly following refurb

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