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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.3,777
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,774
Changing your email address and/or password?5,499
Changing your user/login name8,613
Created a username; did not receive a password6,284
How can I donate to Briar Press5,347
How to contact a Briar Press member9,097
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,483
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,645
Solving login problems15,929
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,389
Why won't my photos upload?5,940
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,840
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,645
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use19,096
Using ornaments on a letterpress22,939
Using ornaments on your computer28,614
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,276
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad22,015
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,733
Paying for your ad: you decide6,706
Posting a classified ad: eligibility27,070
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers24,408
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,502
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,704
Founders, sources, acknowledgements22,409
How to edit your Press Names listing3,753
Introduction to the International Register5,843
My press name was declined. Why?4,268
Prop cards: their purpose and format15,544
Register the name of your private press49,907
Register: frequently asked questions10,400
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,832
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,343
How to contact a listing owner5,904
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,932
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,982
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines4,606
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,854
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,187
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value53,400
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers16,472
Buying type: new or used?41,097
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment57,472
Measuring the size of a press11,195
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction66,729
Printing terminology and parts18,411
The California job case35,590