Posts by Screenmaking

Preventing Ghost Images

By Bill Hood • October 1, 2013

Ever wondered why your screens keep a faint “ghost” image in your open areas? There are two reasons for this ghost image; ink and …

Dip Tank Process

By Bill Hood • June 3, 2012

Screen reclamation tends to be most screen printers’ least favorite part. Removing ink, emulsion, haze and tape isn’t near as much fun as creating …

It’s All In The Screen

By Bill Hood • November 14, 2011

Take a moment and think about why you went into business. If you’re like me, you started your business to make money. You invested …

Tools for Success

By Bill Hood • July 10, 2011

Every screenprinter needs tools! Now that I have said that, my addiction to buying the necessary tools doesn’t seem so bad. I have spent …

Selling Nuts to Dolphins?

By Bill Hood • June 3, 2011

I am a proponent of Seth Godin and his marketing concepts. In fact, I actually get a lot of non-marketing information from Godin. His …

Making it Better

By Bill Hood • May 26, 2011

This is about a printer in a small town that is just starting out and how he is assuring his future by becoming the …

Changing the Standard

By Bill Hood • May 15, 2011

In 1982, I purchased my first dozen Newman Roller Frames. While I understood that the frame system was the most innovative tool that I …

Novice Forum Myths

By Bill Hood • April 25, 2011

Just when I think I have heard every harebrained idea in this industry, someone comes with a new one that just blows me away.