Studio Rental

Independent work is available via rental of the papermaking or print/binding studios for qualified individuals with previous experience, meeting basic criteria. Private instructional hours are also available. Please contact frank@speakeasypress.com to discuss the details. Rates are:

Independent Work:  Hourly: $10, Weekly (7 days): $200, Monthly: $350

Work with Support: Hourly: $25, Weekly (5 days): $375

Details: Key access is available for weekly and monthly rentals; It is not recommended renting the papermaking facility at an hourly rate except for use of the paper beater; Renters bring their own supplies for work and any clean up in studios.

We watch our carbon footprint, so please note the papermill is not heated in winter, and the print/binding studio is not air-conditioned in the summer.

Studio Equipment:
Print/Binding:
Challenge 15 Proof Press
Board Cutter
2 nipping presses
1 finishing press
UV photopolymer plate making unit (up to 8”x10” for images)

Papermaking:
Reina paper beater (2lb)
Howard Clark 18”x24” paper press
Two 18”x24” Tim Moore professional grade antique laid paper molds/1 deckle
One 12”x18” Chester Creek Press professional grade wove paper mold
Assorted student grade paper molds

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