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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.1,251
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,375
Changing your email address and/or password?3,018
Changing your user/login name6,115
Created a username; did not receive a password3,976
How can I donate to Briar Press3,310
How to contact a Briar Press member6,578
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,444
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,541
Solving login problems12,000
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,192
Why won't my photos upload?3,629
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,439
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,426
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use14,033
Using ornaments on a letterpress18,300
Using ornaments on your computer22,640
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,599
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad14,392
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,563
Paying for your ad: you decide4,280
Posting a classified ad: eligibility19,040
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers14,091
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,108
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,397
Founders, sources, acknowledgements15,850
How to edit your Press Names listing1,387
Introduction to the International Register3,652
My press name was declined. Why?2,042
Prop cards: their purpose and format10,177
Register the name of your private press35,289
Register: frequently asked questions6,428
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,585
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,557
How to contact a listing owner3,879
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,624
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,125
Discussion posting guidelines2,866
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums2,959
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,148
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value36,462
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers10,792
Buying type: new or used?29,204
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment37,300
Measuring the size of a press7,751
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction42,024
Printing terminology and parts12,859
The California job case25,082