We ain't your grandpappy's print shop.

Hello, There!

Established in Cincinnati in 2011, Steam Whistle Letterpress specializes in handset greeting cards printed with vintage wood type and halftone cuts.

You can find our letterpress greeting cards and other specialty products in our online shop as well as in retail shops across the country, the UK, and Canada!

Learn more about us.

Hot off the press

5x8 Kelsey Letterpress for sale - This is a fantastic little press. It's complete and ready to go with new rollers and trucks $1050.

Comes with:
5x8 Kelsey press w/ 2 chases 
Brand new rollers
Small Boxcar base (for polymer plate printing)
Assorted small furniture
Assorted short reglet
Set of spring-type gauge pins
Quions with key
Slanted cabinet to store furniture and reglet
And I'll throw in some foundry type!

Get started printing today! I would like to avoid shipping - pickup in Cincinnati Ohio. Contact me for more info #letterpress #kelsey #printingpress #printmaking
First proof tiny linocut
I used to make a lot more art (and show it!) and sometimes it turns up on a wall. Here are three screen prints on display at 21c museum/hotel.

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