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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.4,063
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message5,005
Changing your email address and/or password?5,771
Changing your user/login name8,861
Created a username; did not receive a password6,541
How can I donate to Briar Press5,558
How to contact a Briar Press member9,347
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,687
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,868
Solving login problems16,316
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,655
Why won't my photos upload?6,197
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps6,096
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,899
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use19,502
Using ornaments on a letterpress23,359
Using ornaments on your computer29,131
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,550
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad22,726
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,973
Paying for your ad: you decide6,992
Posting a classified ad: eligibility27,748
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers25,031
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,756
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,955
Founders, sources, acknowledgements23,216
How to edit your Press Names listing4,006
Introduction to the International Register6,076
My press name was declined. Why?4,533
Prop cards: their purpose and format16,057
Register the name of your private press51,160
Register: frequently asked questions10,872
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings6,036
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,539
How to contact a listing owner6,154
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages5,210
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,190
Discussion posting guidelines4,815
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums5,045
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,404
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value54,787
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers17,114
Buying type: new or used?41,962
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment59,310
Measuring the size of a press11,584
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction69,138
Printing terminology and parts18,863
The California job case36,633