Inside: how to make printers tray for family photos   I was lucky to have grandparents until I was in my fourties. When we celebrated my grandmother’s 80th birthday I wanted o make somehing special for her. I made her a printers tray displaying treasured family photos of three generations of her family.     WHAT IS A PRINTERS TRAY   A printers tray or letterpress drawer is a thin wooden tray with compartments. These drawers were part of a larger printing cabinet that were common between the 15th and 19th centuries. The small sections store letter stamps or “sorts” that were used in a printing press for printing. Letterpress drawers are also referred to as type cases, type drawers and printer block drawers.   HOW AND WHERE TO GET LETTERPRESS DRAWER   Some people are lucky enough to find a tray or an entire cabinet in their attic, but this is a much less common occurrence since the …

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