Month: September 2014
Slide Rule of the Week: Pickett Model N1010-ES Trig
Penncrest Caravelle 12: The search for something to fix.
Paleocomputing: A Linux suitable for an old stylus tablet laptop
Reiner Graphika typeface by Richard Polt works great in Linux apps, and is the typeface I’m currently using in Xournal for typing. Other apps of interest include Krita, MyPaint, Gimp, Inkscape and Mixxx.
Surprises in a $1.99 Bag-O-Pens & Pencils: Mont Blanc?
Typewriter Database News
It’s been awhile since I did a news update for the Typewriter Database, tho things have been humming along very nicely. 750 Manufacturers and Marques, 2460 Typewriter Galleries and 1238 Typeface examples as of right now. Quite a few new Typewriter Hunters have joined and have uploaded some very nice collections. Checking the scores for […]
I have a habit of pulling wire-bound books out of the shelves of thrift stores to take a peek at the covers. Usually they’re cookbooks, but I’m on the hunt for a book called “Rocky’s Typewriter Repair Manual” by Clarence LeRoy Jones, which I’ve never seen a copy of, but I expect it’ll be wire-bound. […]