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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.1,023
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,216
Changing your email address and/or password?2,823
Changing your user/login name5,739
Created a username; did not receive a password3,723
How can I donate to Briar Press3,139
How to contact a Briar Press member6,344
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,290
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,296
Solving login problems11,342
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,011
Why won't my photos upload?3,375
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,256
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,241
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use13,551
Using ornaments on a letterpress17,686
Using ornaments on your computer21,865
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,368
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad13,384
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,389
Paying for your ad: you decide4,055
Posting a classified ad: eligibility17,967
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers13,006
When your classified ad is declined or not published3,924
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,240
Founders, sources, acknowledgements15,120
How to edit your Press Names listing1,219
Introduction to the International Register3,465
My press name was declined. Why?1,856
Prop cards: their purpose and format9,622
Register the name of your private press30,776
Register: frequently asked questions6,048
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,430
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,430
How to contact a listing owner3,732
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,461
Posting a free listing: eligibility3,976
Discussion posting guidelines2,723
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums2,819
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,010
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value34,211
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers10,273
Buying type: new or used?27,534
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment34,932
Measuring the size of a press7,429
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction38,726
Printing terminology and parts12,111
The California job case23,878