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Lino traditional with hessian backing

Lino traditional with hessian backing

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Traditional grey lino single sided with a hessian back. Some printers prefer this traditional material because it feels like cutting sandstone. It also has a distinctive scent of linseed oil. I offer 3 different qualities, please see the other options within my lino category. I also offer a mixed pack for those who want to try each different quality. 

For hessian backed lino, avoid drenching in soapy water because it takes days to dry and can cause damage over time. Available in 1 size, A6 or 10/15cm. For water based inks, rub with a damp cloth. For oil based, use a little vegetable oil to loosen the ink then a damp cloth. 

Block is approximately 3mm thick, brand UK based printmakers Essdee. Some workshop feedback tells me this quality is easier & safer to carve than modern lino blocks due to the added oils & minerals. Draw your design directly with a pencil onto the lino surface, rub away mistakes with your finger or a damp cloth. Use tracing paper to flip your design sketch - remember your lino block is a mirror image of your design.

Shipping & Returns

All orders dispatched from Liverpool, UK. There is a flat rate shipping charge per order which varies per country. Add as much to your basket as you like & the postage cost remains the same! Choose from a fast or slower service depending on your budget & timing. Returns accepted if the kit box is unopened and items are unused.

Care Instructions for lino

Using water based inks - dark grey & blue lino can be washed in a sink with warm soapy water it will not damage. Hessian backed lino is better cleaned with a damp rag, avoid submerging in water. For oil inks rub first with vegetable oil.

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Customer review...

Everything arrived quickly, especially considering the time of year! Beautifully packaged and in good order. Excellent communication. Really good purchase experience.