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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.2,438
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,573
Changing your email address and/or password?4,231
Changing your user/login name7,369
Created a username; did not receive a password5,080
How can I donate to Briar Press4,286
How to contact a Briar Press member7,776
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,376
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,546
Solving login problems13,958
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,158
Why won't my photos upload?4,762
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,565
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,468
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use16,932
Using ornaments on a letterpress20,600
Using ornaments on your computer25,894
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,851
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad17,960
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,584
Paying for your ad: you decide5,393
Posting a classified ad: eligibility22,769
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers17,402
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,224
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,476
Founders, sources, acknowledgements18,834
How to edit your Press Names listing2,480
Introduction to the International Register4,677
My press name was declined. Why?3,086
Prop cards: their purpose and format12,987
Register the name of your private press44,025
Register: frequently asked questions8,001
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,735
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,440
How to contact a listing owner4,787
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,657
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,036
Discussion posting guidelines3,713
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,883
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,108
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value45,604
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers13,370
Buying type: new or used?35,289
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment46,699
Measuring the size of a press9,404
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction54,946
Printing terminology and parts16,046
The California job case30,193