If you’re interested in writing, whether it’s the next Great American Novel or a personalized greeting card, an antique typewriter can be a wonderfully tactile, personal, efficient creative tool. But support for these old machines is limited. Fortunately, I can repair, restore, clean, and otherwise mend them all. If you have a machine that’s special to you, but lacks functionality, I can usually bring it back to life. Even if it’s missing parts, I can often fabricate or find the necessities. I have new-old-stock parts and ribbons available, and the expertise to install them. If you want a particular typewriter, I can find and restore it for you.
I can also appraise old typewriters and give you the back-story on your machine (year and location of production, possible role, and a bit of development and brand history).