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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.7,201
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,807
Changing your email address and/or password?8,665
Changing your user/login name11,988
Created a username; did not receive a password9,743
How can I donate to Briar Press8,313
How to contact a Briar Press member13,685
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,152
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,595
Solving login problems20,950
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums17,199
Why won't my photos upload?9,146
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps9,114
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,689
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use23,091
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,735
Using ornaments on your computer33,248
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,560
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,604
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,686
Paying for your ad: you decide10,043
Posting a classified ad: eligibility35,739
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,617
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,743
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,610
Founders, sources, acknowledgements30,941
How to edit your Press Names listing6,664
Introduction to the International Register8,537
My press name was declined. Why?7,277
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,644
Register the name of your private press58,472
Register: frequently asked questions15,479
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,424
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,645
How to contact a listing owner9,539
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,940
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,444
Discussion posting guidelines7,266
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,511
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,978
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value65,682
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers24,065
Buying type: new or used?51,984
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment76,464
Measuring the size of a press16,301
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction83,818
Printing terminology and parts23,159
The California job case45,816