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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.1,920
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,049
Changing your email address and/or password?3,746
Changing your user/login name6,856
Created a username; did not receive a password4,567
How can I donate to Briar Press3,880
How to contact a Briar Press member7,217
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,950
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,121
Solving login problems13,115
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,730
Why won't my photos upload?4,256
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,049
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,998
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use15,881
Using ornaments on a letterpress19,646
Using ornaments on your computer24,581
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,338
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad16,544
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,134
Paying for your ad: you decide4,910
Posting a classified ad: eligibility21,315
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers15,967
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,709
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,959
Founders, sources, acknowledgements17,465
How to edit your Press Names listing1,970
Introduction to the International Register4,218
My press name was declined. Why?2,636
Prop cards: their purpose and format11,922
Register the name of your private press41,810
Register: frequently asked questions7,355
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,232
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,036
How to contact a listing owner4,384
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,192
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,629
Discussion posting guidelines3,335
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,445
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,689
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value41,960
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers12,227
Buying type: new or used?32,798
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment43,087
Measuring the size of a press8,621
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction49,504
Printing terminology and parts14,848
The California job case28,079