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  • Everything You Need to Know about Making a Darkroom in a Closet, Bathroom, and Garage
    April 7, 2021 Jacelyn Wedman

    Everything You Need to Know about Making a Darkroom in a Closet, Bathroom, and Garage

    To get the best screen possible, you need the best darkroom setup. If your print shop is in your home, you might have to get creative with your darkroom. Setting up an effective darkroom can be challenging, but Darkroom expert Colin Huggins has you covered. In this post, he shares tips and nuances for constructing home darkrooms in a closet, a bathroom, and a garage.
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  • white ink across a screen
    March 19, 2021 Jacelyn Wedman

    How to Make a DIY Screen for Screen Printing

    Screen printers get creative when it comes to DIY projects. From building their own drying cabinets to using the sun for exposure, printers know how to use the tools they have at hand to get the job done. When Amanda Dunigan of Salt and Pine Co. made the switch from heat transfer vinyl (HTV) to screen printing, she didn’t completely ditch the vinyl. She kept her vinyl cutter to create stencils for screens. It works great, but it has its limitations. Amanda shared with us why this DIY screen process works for her and how she does it.
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  • woman standing next to 150 press and an ink shelf is behind her
    October 30, 2020 Sage Larson

    Meet the Maker of Salt & Pine Co.

    Traditional, nine-to-five professions made Amanda Dunigan miserable. Cooped up in a drabby office at a bank for 10 years made her feel antsy, itching to do something more. She quit her job and started bartending, exploring creative endeavors on the side. After trying one activity after another, Amanda finally found her calling — screen printing.
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  • How to Screen Print on Face Masks
    April 27, 2020 Sage Larson

    How to Screen Print on Face Masks

    Face masks aren't going away. Businesses are buying them for their employees. Citizens are wearing them when they run errands. Face masks are a way people can contribute to protecting others, slowing the spread, and flattening the curve. As the demand for face masks rises, so will the need for personalization on the face masks. In our latest video, CVO Ryan Moor shows how to tackle screen printing on cloth face masks. 

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  • make your own DIY face mask platen
    April 22, 2020 Sage Larson

    Make Your Own Face Mask Platen

    Face masks are booming right now. To cater to the current market, printers are offering face masks, giving the option to personalize them. While fulfilling face mask orders does help sustain a business, it won't completely replace the revenue other print jobs had brought it. If your business is printing on masks, but doesn't have the funds for a fancy face mask platen, Adam Funderburg of Brainless Tees created a DIY face mask platen and explains how to build the platen in their video. 
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  • What's a good start-up screen printing press?
    November 12, 2019 Sage Larson

    What's a good start-up screen printing press?

    The day has come, you're ready to jump into the screen printing world. A key factor needed to get started in this adventure – a screen printing press. But many types of presses exist, which one do you pick? You...

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  • December 16, 2015 AR Department

    DIY Screen Printing

    Where to start DIY: Screen printing is a great hobby for your crafty friends and family. But where do you start? If you just want to get your toes wet with screen printing try the DIY Print Shop Made to Make it® Screen Printing Kit. It comes with all you will need to try out […]

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  • September 4, 2014 AR Department

    Make Profit Screen Printing: The DIYer

    Last week I wrote a post explaining how to Find your 'Profitability Sweet-Spot, and gave readers a chance to understand the profitability calculator we suggest using to calculate profits for a job with our Profit Calculator post. Let's go in-depth about how to make this equation work for your situation using five common scenarios based on our top-selling kits. Here's how you can earn 45% profit in the most common situation: The DIYer!

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  • September 4, 2014 AR Department

    Make Profit Screen Printing: The DIYer

    Last week I wrote a post explaining how to Find your 'Profitability Sweet-Spot, and gave readers a chance to understand the profitability calculator we suggest using to calculate profits for a job with our Profit Calculator post. Let's go in-depth about how to make this equation work for your situation using five common scenarios based on our top-selling kits. Here's how you can earn 45% profit in the most common situation: The DIYer!

    The post Make Profit Screen Printing: The DIYer appeared first on Ryonet Blog.

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  • July 18, 2014 AR Department

    Finally, A DIY kit for Serious Printers

    From the moment you receive the box in the mail, Ryonet’s DIY Print Shop Kit shouts innovation. With its unique graphics (courtesy of Print Liberation) printed proudly on the packaging, you are welcomed into the world that Ryonet and Print Liberation rules: Do It Yourself Screen Printing. Once containing only a one-color press, the new DIY 4-Color Screen Printing Kit now allows DIY-ers to print up to four colors per design, giving beginners the tools they need to print like a pro.

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