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Setting up a repeat length can vary slightly in method depending upon the nature of the repeat print i.e. Horizontal or Vertical pattern, or are there any points within the design that the repeats touch?
In this example we are setting up the window table, starting at the oven end and working down to the
sink end.



1. You will need your separations, exposed screens, right angled bar, two bolts, four screws, “L” bar, screw driver, pliers, bradawl, allen key, masking tape, 2B pencil, black biro pen and a dress making pin.
 
   
2. The table will need to be thoroughly washed down (rubber table) and dried. Once dry cover the table with a single sheet of clean uncreased newsprint, smooth it down totally flat and tape it to the table with masking tape. Remove all registration stops from the rail.
 
   
3. Check that both bolt holders on your screen are secure, screw in both bolts halfway into bolt holders.
   
4. Place your screen at the top of the table with both bolts touching the Registration Rail.
   
5. Using a dress making pin, pin through your screen at the cross on the Left Hand Side of the Registration Line. Only apply enough pressure to mark the newsprint.
 
   
6. Remove the screen and accurately mark the pin hole by making a small dot with a black biro.
   
7. Place the short side of the Right Angled Bar against the Registration Rail. Find the pin mark on the newsprint and mark that distance out from the Registration Rail onto the masking tape on the Right Angled Bar.
 
   
8. Move the Right Angled Bar down the table (slightly further than the width of your separation). Once you are sure that the short edge of the Right Angled Bar is hard up against the Registration Rail, find your mark on the Right Angled Bar and mark the newsprint the same distance out from the Registration Rail as your mark.
 
   
9. Join the two dots together by drawing a line between them with the Right Angled Bar, also draw a small line perpendicular to that line across the original pin mark. This line will ensure that your print will run parallel to the Registration Rail.
 
   
10. Using the separation that has the most information on it, place it drawn side up on the table so that the registration line and left hand cross on the separation is in register to the line and cross drawn on the newsprint. Using masking tape, tape the separation down flat to the newsprint.
 
   
11. Place and register the corresponding screen on top of the separation. Once in register, adjust both bolts so that they are touching the Registration Rail. Hold the bolts steady and screw up the locking nuts until it is secure. Tighten with pliers.
 
   
12. Attach the “L” bar to the screen using two screws. Position as near to the middle of the short edge of the screen as possible. Making sure that it is very secure.
 
   
13. Place a Registration Stop, with the grub screw facing you, onto the Registration Rail so that it is touching the left hand side of the “L” bar. Secure the stop by tightening the grub screw with an allen key.
 
   
14. Move your screen out of registration and place it back onto the registration stop with both bolts touching the registration rail. Is the screen still in register to the separation? If not go back to point No 11 and repeat steps up to 14. You may have to repeat these steps several times until your screen can be placed down in register to your separation.
 
   
15. Place your screen approximately one separations width down the table, making sure that both bolts are touching the registration rail. Now move your screen (with both bolts touching the registration rail) up or down the table until you achieve your desired repeat.
 
   
16. Mark the screens new position by placing and securing a registration stop on the registration rail, again to the left of the registration stop.
 
   
17. Using a pencil, trace three or more key elements from the right hand side of your separation on to the left hand side of your screen. These key elements should be spread over the full width of the separation.
 
   
18. Using a dress making pin, accurately pin through all the corresponding points on the right hand side of the screen. Keep the pin vertical.
 
   
    Separation
    Screen
     
    No 17. - Pencil markings on LHS of screen (traced from separation underneath)
     
    No 18. - Accurately pin through corresponding points on RHS of screen
   
19. Remove the screen and join the dots you have just created with a black biro onto the newsprint. Be accurate.
 
   
20. Place the screen back on the table (with both bolts touching the registration rail) then moving it left and right until the pencil marks on the left hand side of the screen match the newly made biro marks on the newsprint. Mark the screens position with a registration stop to the left hand side of the “L” bar.
 
   
21. Continue to repeat No 18–20 until the desired length is covered. Mark all your registration stops with masking tape and write your name on them.
 
   
22. Using the separation that is on the table, take a paper towel and mark the distance in from the top of the table and from the registration rail. You will need this measurement in order to place your fabric accurately on the table.
 
   
  Note: No 23 and 24 are for the registration of multiple separations.
   
23. Place your second separation in register to the first separation and tape it down flat. Register the corresponding screen, adjusting bolts as in No 11, placing an
“L” bar so that its left hand edge touches the right hand side of the first registration stop. Secure it with screws. Go back to No 14 and 15.
 
   
24. Place your next separation and repeat No 22 until all separations are in register.

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