old american industrial screw press with a centrally located iron screw shaft retaining the original wheel with tapered wood handle. the varnished oak wood press works by using the coarse screw to convert the rotation of the handle or "drive-wheel" into a
Abig Hand Printing Presses are suitable for all high-pressure techniques: linocut, woodcut, etc. With this simple printing press, the pressing force of a lever arm is produced. This press is an inexpensive alternative to the roller presses.
I made an bottle-jack powered printing press today- scaled up and improved on plans from ReadyMade magazine. (their shaky one used bungee cords, mine uses springs and is wheel guided). ok I can go to bed now!