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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.3,162
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,230
Changing your email address and/or password?4,897
Changing your user/login name8,074
Created a username; did not receive a password5,643
How can I donate to Briar Press4,878
How to contact a Briar Press member8,508
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,989
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,157
Solving login problems15,038
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,835
Why won't my photos upload?5,414
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,294
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,115
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use18,169
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,951
Using ornaments on your computer27,441
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,665
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad20,755
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,224
Paying for your ad: you decide6,111
Posting a classified ad: eligibility25,711
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers22,076
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,979
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,154
Founders, sources, acknowledgements20,974
How to edit your Press Names listing3,185
Introduction to the International Register5,289
My press name was declined. Why?3,761
Prop cards: their purpose and format14,485
Register the name of your private press47,302
Register: frequently asked questions9,257
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,353
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,927
How to contact a listing owner5,390
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,314
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,534
Discussion posting guidelines4,178
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,417
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,708
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value50,538
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers15,213
Buying type: new or used?39,131
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment53,667
Measuring the size of a press10,464
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction62,611
Printing terminology and parts17,430
The California job case33,541