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by Kenny H April. 18, 2014 4729 views

I wear a ton of hats, but this one I like the most. Surrounded by art all damn day and night…


This behemoth of a hydraulic screen print press dinosaur doesn't matter if you're sleepy, hungry, or whatever. Some days its set to load a shirt for screen printing every four seconds. It can print up to 10 colors at a time (non digital).


This particular day, I was honored to design and run a job for one of America's world famous “Tuskegee Airmen”. (for those of you who haven't heard of Red Tails, the movie or the history - Google it.)Photo of : Dr. Eugene Richardson, Philadelphia chapter of Tuskegee Airmen bomber pilots.


One of the finished shirts….


That's Dr. Richardson (on the left) standing next to his plane with some of his crew. He stayed around long enough to autograph shirts, and leave a few photos.

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Vivienne Albiston 6 years, 8 months ago

ahah, I print too, I have a washington imperial press called `Johann`. He is just over six foot tall and weighs in at a slender 1 ton or thereabouts.Hi, pleased to meet you..:-))

6 years, 8 months ago Edited
Teo Montana 6 years, 9 months ago

Great post and interesting work,Fav 5 for nostalgia! Thanks for sharing!!

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Pascal Armance 6 years, 9 months ago

Nice to meet you! Art is always present in your life!

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Marsha 6 years, 9 months ago

Wow.....wonderful post about what you do, Ken!! Thanks for sharing....and I am so glad you enjoy your work. Everyone should be so lucky! :))

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Deianeira (Deia) Zukowski 6 years, 9 months ago

Love it, your job is amazing and it looks like you do great work!

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Kara Bana 6 years, 9 months ago

Very cool, great pics.

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Gillian Parsons 6 years, 9 months ago

Great work amazing post what you do must be super work.

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Don Baird 6 years, 9 months ago

Beautiful shirt.

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Ann Garratty 6 years, 9 months ago

You are lucky to get paid to something you love... and what an honour to meet Dr Richardson... we watched the movie just the other night...

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Howard. 6 years, 9 months ago

That gentleman must have so interesting to talk to! You have a very demanding, and skilful, job!

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Sadhya Rippon 6 years, 9 months ago

what a great post Ken. So interesting to know how you spend your time.
I used to be a screen printer - but on a totally different scale to your job.

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Marilyn Grimble 6 years, 9 months ago

Fascinating post - thanks for sharing an unknown entity as far as I am concerned.
Intriguing! Mx

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Jacki 6 years, 9 months ago

Cool! Really interesting post... great shirt too... and very cool old photo!

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Collateral Anguish 6 years, 9 months ago

Awesome job and great tribute to these brave contributors to our history.

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Bee 6 years, 9 months ago

I'd love to take a field trip to this place of your work - looks like an enjoyable and satisfying job!

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Stefan Fletcher 6 years, 9 months ago

Fascinating story. Thanks for sharing it, Ken.

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Evalizette Hansson Nordstrã¶M 6 years, 9 months ago

I love this post,great shots showing what you do and I like your look to ( Dan`s comments) :))

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Becky Brannon 6 years, 9 months ago

What a precious autograph you have and to have met a man part of history! And its a great looking shirt design!

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
Dan Ravasio 6 years, 9 months ago

what an awesome job you have man.... wow.... lookin good too man....

6 years, 9 months ago Edited
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