• Craft Jam 2015 at Sheffield Millennium Gallery

October 2, 2015
Very much looking forward to bringing the Pedal Powered Printing Press to  the Craft Jam evening at the Millennium Gallery.

I've been working with the organisers to produce a special Craft Jam postcard for people to print on the PPPP (and it's looking great).

Here's a sneak peak at the design.



It's happening on the evening of the 9th of October and there's going to be loads to do craft wise, plus live music and drinks.

Pedal Powered Printing Press at Craft Jam

It's all free and there's no need to book
 

• The missing posts?

October 2, 2015
I seemed to have lost a few posts so here is a list of places the Pedal Powered Printing Press has been (with a few photos thrown in for good measure).

The press was at the 2014 Tour de France stage 2 finish line:
http://www.welcometosheffield.co.uk/grand-depart-sheffield/spectator-hubs/don-valley-bowl-hub



The nice people at Folksy wrote about The PPPP:
http://blog.folksy.com/2014/06/19/a-pedal-powered-printing-press

The nice people at Etsy wrote about The PPPP and there were some really nice comm...
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• Two Sheffield events this weekend 28th/29th June

June 24, 2014
The Pedal Powered Printing Press is at two Sheffield events this weekend 28th/29th June. You can print a print using your own pedal-power at both events.

Maker Day 2014
Saturday, 28 June 2014 from 11am to 3pm 
Yorkshire Art Space
Persistence Works Studios
21 Brown St
Sheffield
S1 2BS

Sunday, 29 June 2014 11am to 5pm
Moonko
89 Division Street
Sheffield


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• The PPPP at Moonko Sunday 29th June 2014

June 24, 2014


There's not long to wait now until the Grand Depart takes over Yorkshire, I'm massively excited! But there's just time to squeeze in another Pedal Powered Printing Press event. On Sunday 29th June I'll be with the press at the wonderful MoonKo shop in Sheffield. So if you've got other race day plans for the 6th July and can't make it to the Don Valley Bowl, Sunday is your chance to see (and pedal) the press.


The shop is in Sheffield city centre on Division Street and opens at 11am - I'll be th...

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• Special Tour Inspired Prints

June 9, 2014



I've been working on a print to celebrate the 'Big-Bike-Race-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named'. I've probably said too much, but if you'd like to buy one they are £20 inc. delivery on my Folksy Shop.

Printed on the Pedal Powered Printing Press my 'en danseuse' A3 print is available printed on 'jaune' or 'blank' paper.

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• Sheffield Maker Day

June 9, 2014

I'll be setting up the press at Sheffield Maker Day on the Saturday 28th June in the atrium of Yorkshire Arts Space, in the Persistence Works building.

Maker Day is organised by the nice people who call themselves Sheffield Makers and Hackers, in conjunction with Sheffield's first ever Design Week and they've very kindly asked me to come along for the day.

It sounds great, they will be setting up a mini market of crafts, electronics, robots, 3D printers, Raspberry Pis, Arduinos and a healthy pi...

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• Yorkshire Festival Launch - 100 Days Until Race Day!

April 2, 2014


So we made it, The press was completed just in time for the start of the Yorkshire Grand Depart Festival last weekend. It was close and we only managed Saturday and Sunday in the end, not the Friday as originally planned. Over the weekend there were some great reactions, everything from complete bewilderment to ecstatic enthusiasm.

I was manning the press and I had some fantastic comments; 'Bonkers' 'Madness' and 'Epic' were amongst my favourites. The mechanics all worked well and amazingly th...
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• Not long to go now

March 22, 2014
Less than a week until The Pedal Powered Printing Press (or the PPPP as I'm calling it for short) will be outside Sheffield Town Hall.

We're making good progress, we've got the Stephenson Blake type picked out and the basis of a design for the poster.

The build is coming together nicely, it's been a week of parts deliveries and experimenting. I'd say we've got nearly everything we need to complete next week. Everyone helping has been great and I'll do a full roll call when we're done.

It's goin...
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• Image gallery now live

March 17, 2014
I've been asked by a few people to show more photos of the sketches and CAD drawings. So I've added a gallery page, take a look at the Pedal Powered Printing Press gallery

I'll continue to add photographs of the build process here. For more timely updates please follow my Twitter and Instagram accounts.
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• Giant Sheffield now onboard

March 17, 2014
Pleased to say the new (ish) Giant Cycling shop in Sheffield have agreed to help out with the Pedal Powered Printing Press. Which is great news - especially since we're now only two weeks off the deadline!



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