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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.1,231
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,361
Changing your email address and/or password?2,996
Changing your user/login name6,059
Created a username; did not receive a password3,946
How can I donate to Briar Press3,294
How to contact a Briar Press member6,533
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,431
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,499
Solving login problems11,911
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,173
Why won't my photos upload?3,598
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,415
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,406
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use13,944
Using ornaments on a letterpress18,210
Using ornaments on your computer22,502
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,571
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad14,259
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,545
Paying for your ad: you decide4,245
Posting a classified ad: eligibility18,905
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers13,927
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,086
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,383
Founders, sources, acknowledgements15,744
How to edit your Press Names listing1,377
Introduction to the International Register3,637
My press name was declined. Why?2,025
Prop cards: their purpose and format10,076
Register the name of your private press34,535
Register: frequently asked questions6,391
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,570
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,544
How to contact a listing owner3,862
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,603
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,113
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines2,854
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums2,946
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,139
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value36,076
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers10,722
Buying type: new or used?28,917
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment36,938
Measuring the size of a press7,714
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction41,533
Printing terminology and parts12,765
The California job case24,903