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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.2,498
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,614
Changing your email address and/or password?4,275
Changing your user/login name7,420
Created a username; did not receive a password5,121
How can I donate to Briar Press4,324
How to contact a Briar Press member7,830
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,421
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,585
Solving login problems14,033
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,201
Why won't my photos upload?4,808
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,615
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,515
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,039
Using ornaments on a letterpress20,689
Using ornaments on your computer26,001
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,905
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad18,093
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,621
Paying for your ad: you decide5,447
Posting a classified ad: eligibility22,907
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers17,505
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,266
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,515
Founders, sources, acknowledgements18,980
How to edit your Press Names listing2,524
Introduction to the International Register4,726
My press name was declined. Why?3,129
Prop cards: their purpose and format13,089
Register the name of your private press44,220
Register: frequently asked questions8,060
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,776
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,484
How to contact a listing owner4,821
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,703
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,071
Discussion posting guidelines3,749
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,912
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,149
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value45,982
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers13,483
Buying type: new or used?35,498
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment47,047
Measuring the size of a press9,472
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction55,521
Printing terminology and parts16,144
The California job case30,422