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It was not necessity that was the mother of invention, but rather frustration during wedding planning that led me to build a printing press out of Ikea furniture. Companies were quoting prices upward of $10 per copy for letterpress invitations, and I figured there had to be a way I could make them myself. And after a couple of flashes of ingenuity, about $200 of equipment, and a whole mess of ink and sawdust on my carpet, I had turned an Ikea Kullen nightstand into a functional printing press.
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