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The staff at Briar Press consists of just two people. We’ll try to respond to your problems and inquiries, but we hope to address some of them in the help pages below. If your question isn’t answered here, consider posting it in this Discussion topic.

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About Briar PressViews
New here? Help us help you.6,331
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,050
Changing your email address and/or password?7,884
Changing your user/login name11,177
Created a username; did not receive a password8,741
How can I donate to Briar Press7,576
How to contact a Briar Press member12,249
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,597
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,955
Solving login problems19,480
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums11,760
Why won't my photos upload?8,440
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,389
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,070
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,344
Using ornaments on a letterpress26,660
Using ornaments on your computer32,338
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,890
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad27,786
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,045
Paying for your ad: you decide9,331
Posting a classified ad: eligibility33,670
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers30,555
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,058
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,985
Founders, sources, acknowledgements29,156
How to edit your Press Names listing6,073
Introduction to the International Register7,974
My press name was declined. Why?6,654
Prop cards: their purpose and format19,666
Register the name of your private press56,713
Register: frequently asked questions14,409
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings8,422
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,156
How to contact a listing owner8,422
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,295
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,919
Discussion posting guidelines6,591
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,848
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,297
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value63,116
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers22,464
Buying type: new or used?49,375
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment72,620
Measuring the size of a press15,057
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction81,115
Printing terminology and parts22,286
The California job case43,434