Welcome to Tahoe Letterpress!

Tahoe Letterpress is a community-based print shop that offers instruction and open studio time for those interested in the art and craft of letterpress printing. Workshops led by letterpress printer Steve Robison are offered monthly. We are located inside Bona Fide Books in Meyers, California, just outside of South Lake Tahoe.

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Workshops

Interested in learning the time-tested art and craft of letterpress? In the workshop, you'll learn to use a composing stick, set type, and print cards or broadsides. The workshop fee of $50 includes open studio time to work on personal projects. Check out our fall schedule!

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Equipment

We do it old school! Our shop has ten vintage printing presses, including several platen presses, and a sign press. For font aficionados, there are over 100 typefaces to choose from. We also have dozens of cuts to add some snap to your projects.

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Projects

Come to one of our open studio sessions and make cards, broadsides, bookmarks, and more! Bring your own paper or purchase from our selection of letterpress paper -- we will provide the equipment, ink, and guidance, as needed.