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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.2,549
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,644
Changing your email address and/or password?4,304
Changing your user/login name7,454
Created a username; did not receive a password5,158
How can I donate to Briar Press4,352
How to contact a Briar Press member7,868
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,446
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,617
Solving login problems14,102
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,228
Why won't my photos upload?4,843
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,647
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,545
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,117
Using ornaments on a letterpress20,781
Using ornaments on your computer26,093
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,946
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad18,199
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,650
Paying for your ad: you decide5,488
Posting a classified ad: eligibility23,038
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers17,590
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,300
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,548
Founders, sources, acknowledgements19,099
How to edit your Press Names listing2,558
Introduction to the International Register4,752
My press name was declined. Why?3,166
Prop cards: their purpose and format13,177
Register the name of your private press44,388
Register: frequently asked questions8,105
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,808
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,516
How to contact a listing owner4,851
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,735
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,102
Discussion posting guidelines3,779
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,944
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,182
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value46,302
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers13,564
Buying type: new or used?35,665
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment47,334
Measuring the size of a press9,542
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction55,994
Printing terminology and parts16,226
The California job case30,652