2023 Project: making register:part 1, planning a test page

This year, I am working in collaboration with the University of Bristol. It is a return to double sided printing. As with my last booklet, I have to set up the type for the first side, print, empty it all out and then typeset the second side. So, before any composition, register must be made correctly.

A plan of the layout
I placed the layout under the chase
Instead of using readymade furniture, we made some up in hardwood and marked it so that I know where everything will go when it is time to assemble the second side
Some old woodblocks were put in for the test page
Spaces filled out with odd letters and ornaments, to go to the edge of the text block

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