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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.1,316
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,449
Changing your email address and/or password?3,075
Changing your user/login name6,211
Created a username; did not receive a password4,034
How can I donate to Briar Press3,382
How to contact a Briar Press member6,648
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,502
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,610
Solving login problems12,138
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,256
Why won't my photos upload?3,721
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,506
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,495
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use14,218
Using ornaments on a letterpress18,442
Using ornaments on your computer22,915
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,659
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad14,640
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,620
Paying for your ad: you decide4,358
Posting a classified ad: eligibility19,311
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers14,329
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,184
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,468
Founders, sources, acknowledgements16,041
How to edit your Press Names listing1,453
Introduction to the International Register3,726
My press name was declined. Why?2,125
Prop cards: their purpose and format10,375
Register the name of your private press36,096
Register: frequently asked questions6,550
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,651
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,635
How to contact a listing owner3,932
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,697
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,184
Discussion posting guidelines2,926
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,017
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,206
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value37,116
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers10,950
Buying type: new or used?29,707
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment38,024
Measuring the size of a press7,855
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction42,913
Printing terminology and parts13,058
The California job case25,410