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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.1,078
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,253
Changing your email address and/or password?2,875
Changing your user/login name5,818
Created a username; did not receive a password3,797
How can I donate to Briar Press3,184
How to contact a Briar Press member6,402
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,336
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,365
Solving login problems11,613
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,053
Why won't my photos upload?3,436
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,299
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,288
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use13,648
Using ornaments on a letterpress17,819
Using ornaments on your computer22,033
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,420
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad13,614
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,434
Paying for your ad: you decide4,113
Posting a classified ad: eligibility18,229
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers13,271
When your classified ad is declined or not published3,963
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,282
Founders, sources, acknowledgements15,289
How to edit your Press Names listing1,255
Introduction to the International Register3,520
My press name was declined. Why?1,906
Prop cards: their purpose and format9,717
Register the name of your private press31,893
Register: frequently asked questions6,145
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,469
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,458
How to contact a listing owner3,766
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,491
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,005
Discussion posting guidelines2,751
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums2,853
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,048
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value34,685
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers10,397
Buying type: new or used?27,901
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment35,509
Measuring the size of a press7,512
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction39,524
Printing terminology and parts12,262
The California job case24,137