Underwood 565 and Wellington Candle Burner

I seem to be accumulating an inventory of typewriters which need work of some kind. Getting to them is a bit of a problem, but I thought it might be interesting to touch on some of these aspects while I also document the use of the typewriters themselves. Of course, when you're at the workbench, … Continue reading Underwood 565 and Wellington Candle Burner

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Hermes 3000 and Blackburne Imperial Stout

Two remarkable subjects to start off 2019: One of the most desirable post-war typewriters in the 21st Century, and a brand new, incredible bourbon barrel-aged stout! Let's jump right in... Hermes 3000 There aren't many specific typewriter models that have their own wikipedia pages - but the Hermes 3000 is one of them.  Larry McMurtry … Continue reading Hermes 3000 and Blackburne Imperial Stout

Olympia Traveller (Cursive) & Crusher by the Alchemist

This time in my quest to find the perfect writer's typewriter I took a little detour, focusing on a typewriter I didn't actually mean to purchase. The beverage of choice features a return to Vermont's The Alchemist. Olympia's Traveller (cursive typeface) My first forays into 21st century typewriting were completely accidental. It was pure chance … Continue reading Olympia Traveller (Cursive) & Crusher by the Alchemist