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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.5,511
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,294
Changing your email address and/or password?7,093
Changing your user/login name10,307
Created a username; did not receive a password7,775
How can I donate to Briar Press6,772
How to contact a Briar Press member10,821
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?4,884
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,083
Solving login problems18,274
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums7,102
Why won't my photos upload?7,668
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps7,516
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,306
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use21,421
Using ornaments on a letterpress25,404
Using ornaments on your computer31,301
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,021
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad26,068
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,270
Paying for your ad: you decide8,456
Posting a classified ad: eligibility31,599
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers28,628
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,173
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,235
Founders, sources, acknowledgements27,208
How to edit your Press Names listing5,305
Introduction to the International Register7,276
My press name was declined. Why?5,902
Prop cards: their purpose and format18,400
Register the name of your private press55,025
Register: frequently asked questions13,277
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings7,346
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,554
How to contact a listing owner7,315
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages6,564
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,288
Discussion posting guidelines5,904
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,152
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)7,565
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value60,603
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers20,838
Buying type: new or used?47,017
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment67,866
Measuring the size of a press13,689
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction78,060
Printing terminology and parts21,211
The California job case41,345