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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.

About Briar PressViews
New here? Help us help you.3,299
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,353
Changing your email address and/or password?5,025
Changing your user/login name8,204
Created a username; did not receive a password5,761
How can I donate to Briar Press4,991
How to contact a Briar Press member8,655
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,120
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,275
Solving login problems15,220
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,958
Why won't my photos upload?5,528
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,419
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,237
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use18,407
Using ornaments on a letterpress22,243
Using ornaments on your computer27,771
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,816
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad21,120
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,353
Paying for your ad: you decide6,251
Posting a classified ad: eligibility26,091
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers23,240
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,107
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,278
Founders, sources, acknowledgements21,331
How to edit your Press Names listing3,331
Introduction to the International Register5,426
My press name was declined. Why?3,876
Prop cards: their purpose and format14,728
Register the name of your private press47,857
Register: frequently asked questions9,546
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,461
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,023
How to contact a listing owner5,506
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,456
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,639
Discussion posting guidelines4,275
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,520
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,829
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value51,236
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers15,536
Buying type: new or used?39,734
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment54,653
Measuring the size of a press10,622
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction63,717
Printing terminology and parts17,653
The California job case34,047