Introducing 'Golborne' - Redrawn by Mark McKellier and based on hand carved woodtype brought from The Old Printing Shop of London based in Portobello Road, London. Named after Golborne Road which is near the market.
12 line (50.8mm) and 18 line (76mm)versions cut from end grain English Sycamore hardwood using a combination of modern CNC technology and traditional hand woodworking tools (including an original printers saw), made to English type-high (0.918in or 23.3mm) within plus or minus 0.1mm tolerance, sealed with shellac and hand finished with a traditional polished printing surface.
Available as a 3A scheme - 60 letters. Please see scheme details on the left.
Other sizes and schemes available on request. I can also cut individual letters if you have a particular project in mind - please email what letters you would like.
Materials: End grain English Sycamore, clear shellac
Dimensions: Each block varies in width however average size is 55mm x 23.3mm x 50.8mm for the 12 line and 80mm x 23.3mm x 76mm for the 18 line.
Designed and made by Mark McKellier. Copyright 2021.
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Estimated delivery times: (please note each item is made to order):
Please check my production schedule and then add the below times to the end of my current order to give you an idea of a delivery date.
UK – 2 weeks Europe – 3 weeks International (everywhere else) – 4 weeks
Postage: UK: Sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery tracked service - next day delivery aim. Up to £250 for loss or damage. Europe: Sent by FedEx courier.
Up to £250 for loss or damage. International: Sent by FedEx courier. Up to £250 for loss or damage.