If I can, I’ll make as much equipment as possible. The screen printing press and frames are made from local FSC Approved wood, milled by a local business and put together using the homemade casein glue and stainless steel staples. Unfortunately, a Polyester mesh is used for the screens, but silk mesh suitable for printing is being researched. 99% of the industry has switched to using Polyester due to cost.
Most tools are 2nd hand, or passed on by family. Any old tools are restored, and are often better quality than whats available now.