The Studio

DM Penny Press was established in 2015. Over the last six years the studio has been available for use by printmakers who do not have the equipment or space for their own studio.  The studio has the capacity for 5 members.   

Currently there are openings for new members.

The studio is 650 sft, multiple work stations and a variety of equipment for differents methods of printmaking. The equipment is shared by all members, and its the resposibility of each member to keep the studio clean and organized.


The membership cost is $90/month.  The membership benefits are:

  • A key to the studio
  • A personal plastic bin for ink and supplies
  • A flat file drawer for paper
  • Use of all studio equipment, newsprint, rags and cleaning supplies


Studio Equipment

You are responsible for supplying your own ink and paper and any specialty tools you need for your art work. The following studio equipment is available to all members. 

  • Windows Laptop, Photoshop 6.0, Wi-Fi, laser and ink jet printers
  • H13 HEPA True air purifier
  • 24x48 intaglio press, 15x30 intaglio press, 16x32 litho press
  • Kelsey Model F Letter Press and vartiety of type
  • Small fridge, microwave, water cooler hot/cold, Keurig cofee machine
  • Small oven for heating plates applied with BIG resist (Not for food), Hair dryer
  • Plastic bins for personal supplies and a flatfile drawer for your paper
  • Cutting mat, tear bar, large ruler, magnifying glasses, paper soaking trays
  • Newsprint and old phone books
  • Work areas, drawing table with tracing light and portable drafting board
  • Large drying rack, community printmaking tools, community hardware tools
  • Safety equiment: Eye wash station, fatigue mats, basic first aid kit
  • Solarplate light box and magnetic board
  • Cleaning supplies 

Studio Images

Here are some images of the studio 

Items of Interest

The following are additional things of interest

Scissor Jack Press

My first press was home made using a car scissor jack.

Pasta Maker Press

Making a small etching press using an inexpensive pasta maker.

Printing with Pasta Maker Press

This page documents my first attempts printing a drypoint etching and presto foam board relief prints.


Little bit about the history of the studio


Location of the studio


Covid-19 policies


Little more on the studio servies.


Reserved For Upcoming Newsletter


A collection of articles and images I have collected on letterpress.

Get In Touch

  • There is a studio phone, (603) 424-4754, please leave a message
  • You can contact me directly at: davidgray at dmpennypress dot com (change at to @ and dot to .)
  • Or you can fill out this form on the Contact page: