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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.3,893
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,865
Changing your email address and/or password?5,616
Changing your user/login name8,705
Created a username; did not receive a password6,390
How can I donate to Briar Press5,433
How to contact a Briar Press member9,192
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,569
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,731
Solving login problems16,067
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,489
Why won't my photos upload?6,049
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,942
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,748
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use19,252
Using ornaments on a letterpress23,089
Using ornaments on your computer28,807
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,386
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad22,280
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,833
Paying for your ad: you decide6,819
Posting a classified ad: eligibility27,331
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers24,645
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,604
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,810
Founders, sources, acknowledgements22,667
How to edit your Press Names listing3,858
Introduction to the International Register5,945
My press name was declined. Why?4,371
Prop cards: their purpose and format15,713
Register the name of your private press50,368
Register: frequently asked questions10,603
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,912
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,425
How to contact a listing owner6,006
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages5,040
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,062
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines4,693
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,930
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,270
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value53,804
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers16,712
Buying type: new or used?41,415
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment58,080
Measuring the size of a press11,326
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction67,396
Printing terminology and parts18,575
The California job case35,988