granthousepress

Small, spunky letterpress shop in upstate New York.

East Chatham, New York
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Announcement    Yes! Summer is here with all the heat and humidity we can stand! The gardens are growing and zucchini is nearly on the table .

We are working on some new ideas - come back often to see what we are able to list. We are recently back from a national gathering of other letterpress printers - sharing so much knowledge and experience together. Can't wait to see what the results bring to our shop.

Thank you to everyone who leaves feedback. We appreciate hearing that you have received and are enjoying your letterpress things. Please don't hesitate to be in touch via convo if you have any questions or concerns - we want your experience with Grant House Press to be a good one and we will do all we can to achieve that.

As we continue to move into being more social, it's still a great idea to stay in touch with a special personal note, card, or small gift. Your thoughtfulness will make someone's day! Or get some great coasters for your next gathering! We'd love to be your go-to shop.

** We are doing our best to get orders out the same day that you order, or immediately the next day. We are watching delivery times and realize that while we know the USPS is working hard, delivery times are sometimes longer. Overall, it's been pretty good!**

Thank you for shopping small business. We are all in this together.

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Last updated on Jun 13, 2022

Yes! Summer is here with all the heat and humidity we can stand! The gardens are growing and zucchini is nearly on the table .

We are working on some new ideas - come back often to see what we are able to list. We are recently back from a national gathering of other letterpress printers - sharing so much knowledge and experience together. Can't wait to see what the results bring to our shop.

Thank you to everyone who leaves feedback. We appreciate hearing that you have received and are enjoying your letterpress things. Please don't hesitate to be in touch via convo if you have any questions or concerns - we want your experience with Grant House Press to be a good one and we will do all we can to achieve that.

As we continue to move into being more social, it's still a great idea to stay in touch with a special personal note, card, or small gift. Your thoughtfulness will make someone's day! Or get some great coasters for your next gathering! We'd love to be your go-to shop.

** We are doing our best to get orders out the same day that you order, or immediately the next day. We are watching delivery times and realize that while we know the USPS is working hard, delivery times are sometimes longer. Overall, it's been pretty good!**

Thank you for shopping small business. We are all in this together.

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Sharon Koomler

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About granthousepress

Sales 717
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Grant House Press

Our shop story begins with the closing of another printer's story. His shop closed, was offered for sale in the "Penny-Saver," and we bought it, put it into storage, and finally were able to install it into a new Victorian-style shop.

We print using a Vandercook SP-15, Golding Jobber No. 6, and Golding Pearl No. 3. We use existing lead and wood type, borders, and graphic cuts. We continue to source out vintage type.

We generally print greeting cards, posters and broadsides, notepads, stationary, small pamphlets and booklets, and a variety of ephemera. We are a short-run press - printing limited editions of our ideas. Sure, we may repeat a favorite card when asked, but we have lots of ideas and love to be challenged by new projects. Have an idea? Let's talk!

We belong to the Westchester Chappell - a quirky group of printers who enjoy all aspects of letterpress. It's the oldest continuous local association of avocational letterpress printers. We share ideas, printing, food - lots of food - and the love of printing.

Sharon and Jerry were accepted into the Amalgamated Printer's Association in 2016. The APA is a group of hobby and professional printers who share skills and knowledge, and examples of their printing, We consider ourselves somewhere in the middle - loving every minute of what we do!

Shop policies

Last updated on May 9, 2022
Welcome to Grant House Press. We are a small private press in rural upstate New York. Grant House Press resides on a small chicken farm. Maybe we always wanted to be a big farm - hence the number of farm animal images in our work. There is so much more, however, and we hope you enjoy coming back to see what is new.

We love printing cards, broadsides, and small books and pamphlets. Our delight is in traditional imagery and language. You will see, too, playful use of imagery and color in our creations.

We want to strive for perfection. The nature of old type, ink, and life in the country lead us back to the old saying - "you can read it, can't you?"

Most of our prints are short-run. Get 'em while you can, while we have them. We have a good time in the shop coming up with new ideas for projects. If there is something you think we could create for you - just ask. Can't promise anything, but you never know until you ask.

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Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 21 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
In the very unlikely event that you are not satisfied with your purchase, please contact Grant House Press immediately to let us know you will be returning your purchase. Purchase price will be refunded, not the cost of return shipping. Refunds will be made only if item is returned in NEW condition. Refunds must be made within one week of receipt of item. Let us know right away if there are issues to be resolved. We want yopuu to be happy with your purchase.
Payment
We accept and prefer payment via Paypal. We will also accept bank and personal checks, though we will not mail until check has cleared. Payment is expected right away - remember we do have limited-run stock. NY residents will have 8% tax added to purchases. We will generally process orders within 2 business days of receiving your order, therefore orders cannot be cancelled after being shipped.
Shipping
Unless stated differently in the item description, all items will be shipped within 2 business days of order. Shipping will be via United States Postal Service in protective packaging so your item will arrive in perfect condition. First Class mail or Priority will be used - whichever is most efficient at the time of mailing.

Please ask for any additional USPS services in advance.
Additional policies and FAQs
We use 100% recycled papers, with at least 30% post-consumer fiber. We stock a wide variety of colors and weights. We pair cards with matching and contrasting envelopes. Just let us know if you prefer one over the other.

Questions? Please ask! We will list any combination of items for you.