Small Direct Drive Bench Etching Press Plans

This small bench press is ideal for small studio spaces. Recommended bed widths 12 inch to 16 inches. If you pull small plates this is a real workhorse with the added feature of portability. It is a much more robust press than you will find commercially available at large art supply stores and you can build it for less! Note: This original plan set does not include CNC cut files, tiled letter size templates and itis direct drive only. If you require any of these features including a gear drive you should order the revised new version by clicking here.

  • Direct Drive Only
  • Includes Metric Measurements as well as Imperial
  • Full Size Printable Templates For All Plans (Hand Building,Largeformat Printer Only)
  • Internet Links for parts & materials if needed
  • Detailed Plans with lots of info and tips
  • And more......

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Steel Side Rail Etching Press Plans

This small bench press is ideal for medium to largel studio spaces. Recommended bed widths 20 inch to 32 + inches. If you need a full size press that will handle pulling large plates and lots of pressure this is the one you need! Most of the presses in the showcase were constructed using this plan set. The main diffrence between this press and the New 2016 press design is that it has a much heavier main frame and the parts needs to be hand cut and machined, there are no CNC cut files included.

  • Full Size Printable Templates For All Plans (Hand Building)
  • Includes Metric Measurements as well as Imperial
  • Full Size Printable Templates For All Plans (Hand Building,Largeformat Printer Only)
  • Internet Links for parts & materials if needed
  • Detailed Plans with lots of info and tips
  • And more......

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Wood Side Rail Etching Press Plans

This plan set utilizes wood for the non pressure bearing parts of the press frame. The press can be customized for various size beds 20 to 32 + inches and roller sizes 6 to 8 inch diameter If you need a full size press that will handle pulling large plates and lots of pressure this works well! Please view wood side rail presses in the showcase that were constructed using this plan set, to see what is possable with this plan set. The main diffrence between this press and the New 2016 press design is that it has a much heavier main frame and the parts needs to be hand cut and machined, there are no CNC cut files included..

  • Full Size Printable Templates For All Plans (Hand Building)
  • Includes Metric Measurements as well as Imperial
  • Full Size Printable Templates For All Plans (Hand Building,Largeformat Printer Only)
  • Internet Links for parts & materials if needed
  • Detailed Plans with lots of info and tips
  • And more......

(you can use the PayPal button or you can use the credit card button to pay with one of the four cards shown)

Original Plans Set- All Three Etching Press Plans

All three plan sets are included with this download! The Bench Press, The Medium Size Press & the Large Size Press. Build one two or all three. Sell one and completely cover your costs or sell two and take a payed vacation!

  • Small Bench Etching Press
  • Wood Side Rail Etching Press
  • Steel Side Rail Etching Press
  • Full Size Printable Templates For All Plans (Hand Building)
  • Internet Links for parts & materials if needed
  • Detailed Plans with lots of info and tips
  • And more......

(you can use the PayPal button or you can use the credit card button to pay with one of the four cards shown)

Testimonial

"My wife insists that it is better than the Takach she used to borrow at a friends studio. The plans were great! Thanks for saving me about $5,000."

Thanks,

- Chris

"Finally finished my etching press after downloading the plans last year. Mine is 30" and it works like a dream!"

 

- George