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Metal, Ink, and Monospacing - March 2, 2017

View in your browser Curated typewriter news and other items of interest for typewriter enthusiasts.   Winston - MacGenius Another fun typewriter simulator.  This one is only for Mac. Vancouver’s last typewriter repairman too busy to retire | Vancouver Sun Art Skill is an 84-year-old typewriter repairman. “You have to be around that age to be in the typewriter business,” he deadpans. CARL LOVE: Of poetry and manual typewriters - Press Enterprise Recent high school grad spends weekends in Old Town Temecula, pounding out new poems. Our Next Type-In is Coming! Our Next Type-In is Coming! Interested in attending? Read more about it. Brought to you by Kentucky Typer, a boutique typewriter repair and refurbishing business located in Lexington, Kentucky....

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Metal, Ink, and Monospacing - February 23, 2017

View in your browser Curated typewriter news and other items of interest for typewriter enthusiasts.   A woman, a plan, a typewriter, Arkansas Most people tend to view the typewriter as a thing of the past, but for Amanda Hurtado, it’s something worth driving 2,600 miles for. Why? Because she’s copying a book, sort of, and needed a font — one only available on a 1970s IBM Selectric Composer typewriter.  The Typewriter Revolution blog: Telegrapher's portable typewriters Most typewriter collectors have heard of "mills." I believe there was a period when the term "mill" was occasionally used as slang to mean ... 5 ways to use a Typewriter for Project life journaling - YouTube My favourite ways to use a...

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Metal, Ink, and Monospacing - February 16, 2017

View in your browser Curated typewriter news and other items of interest for typewriter enthusiasts.   Former sales engineer sells and fixes old-school typewriters to raise awareness of their beauty, AsiaOne News You know how to type, but have you ever used a typewriter?The question may sound silly to those who are of a certain age but it can cause head-scratching among today's younger set.Like carbon paper and cassette tapes, the typewriter hails from a bygone era.But like vinyl records and turntables, it is making a comeback.Just ask typewriter shop owner Jason Chong, 37.His fascination with the much-loved machine began over, well, love. OverType - The Over-The-Top Typewriter Simulator Check out this typewriter simulator.  Lots of fun! How to Correct...

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Metal, Ink, and Monospacing - February 8, 2017

View in your browser Curated typewriter news and other items of interest for typewriter enthusiasts.   Typewriter repairman keeps busy in high-tech age - Houston Chronicle The shabby building, sandwiched between overgrown shrubbery and trees from neighboring properties, is hard to spot, but that hasn't kept people in need of a good typewriter repairman from finding the Universal Typewriter Shop.  Typewriter Troubadour writes poems on the spot - ABC2News.com The Tyepwriter Troubadour is a traveling poet who journeys to different cities armed with a typewriter and his creativity. Give him a word and he'll give you a poem. Tips accepted. Kingsport Times-News: Behind the Blackboard: Still touch typing after all these years During my junior year at Volunteer High School,...

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Metal, Ink, and Monospacing - February 2, 2017

View in your browser Curated typewriter news and other items of interest for typewriter enthusiasts.   Business clicks for typewriter repair shops | WDKY CLARK COUNTY, Ky.--  Go to any flea market or antique mall and you'll likely see an old typewriter for sale. They can bring back memories, but they usually don't work very well, if at all.Ed Reed of Clark County has been working on typewriters for more tha Poetry pops up on Mount Royal campus | University Affairs Faculty, students take to typewriters to create poems on demand. Meet the Last Generation of Typewriter Repairmen | WIRED It’s easy to forget how much time computer word-processing programs have saved the writing public. Before computers, any typewritten document...

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