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This Video Shows How A Gutenberg Printing Press Works

Before the smartphones took over the world, the working mechanism of a printing press was a well-known concept.


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However, things have changed as times have progressed and the new generation might not be as familiar with the novel printing technique of a Gutenberg printing press.


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The whole method has a romantic appeal to it. The whole process is streamlined to ensure well-printed, aligned and a nice, clean copy. You can see the entire process in the video below:



From lining up the typeface to pressing down for getting the print, each step involves meticulous care and effort. If anything, it makes one more appreciative of the latest technologies that have made our life much easier.