Introducing 'Werner' - based on 'Dubbeldik', a dry transfer typeface designed by Ad Werner for Mecanorma in 1972 and redrawn by Claudio Rocha at Nowtype in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
10 line (42.3mm) versions cut from end grain English Beech hardwood and 12 line (50.8mm) 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 lowercase (63 blocks), 5a lowercase (101 blocks) and Figures (23 blocks) schemes. Please see scheme details on the left.
Offered as lowercase only as per the original Dubbeldik, however future releases will include capitals - please see this link for details.
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 Beech or English Sycamore, clear shellac
Dimensions: Each block varies in width however average size is 42mm x 23.3mm x 42.3mm for the 10 line.
Made by Mark McKellier. Designed by Claudio Rocha who will get a percentage of every sale.
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Estimated delivery times: (please note each item is made to order):
Please check my production schedule to give you an idea of a delivery date - scroll until you see a clear week.
UK – up to 20 weeks Europe – up to 21 weeks International (everywhere else) – up to 22 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 UPS courier. Up to £250 for loss or damage.
International: Sent by UPS courier. Up to £250 for loss or damage.