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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.5,037
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message5,846
Changing your email address and/or password?6,640
Changing your user/login name9,780
Created a username; did not receive a password7,348
How can I donate to Briar Press6,367
How to contact a Briar Press member10,301
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?4,474
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box6,687
Solving login problems17,606
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums6,607
Why won't my photos upload?7,145
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps7,036
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets8,840
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use20,772
Using ornaments on a letterpress24,739
Using ornaments on your computer30,562
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)8,519
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad24,893
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 5,815
Paying for your ad: you decide7,939
Posting a classified ad: eligibility30,261
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers27,315
When your classified ad is declined or not published7,686
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings6,789
Founders, sources, acknowledgements25,692
How to edit your Press Names listing4,847
Introduction to the International Register6,888
My press name was declined. Why?5,435
Prop cards: their purpose and format17,612
Register the name of your private press53,744
Register: frequently asked questions12,417
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings6,876
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,187
How to contact a listing owner6,926
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages6,134
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,886
Discussion posting guidelines5,527
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums5,762
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)7,173
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value58,835
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers19,726
Buying type: new or used?45,405
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment64,825
Measuring the size of a press12,975
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction75,607
Printing terminology and parts20,376
The California job case39,940