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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.3,083
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,166
Changing your email address and/or password?4,829
Changing your user/login name8,004
Created a username; did not receive a password5,589
How can I donate to Briar Press4,813
How to contact a Briar Press member8,434
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,918
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,099
Solving login problems14,923
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,756
Why won't my photos upload?5,355
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,227
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,057
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use18,030
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,798
Using ornaments on your computer27,277
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,577
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad20,420
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,156
Paying for your ad: you decide6,024
Posting a classified ad: eligibility25,343
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers21,184
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,904
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,076
Founders, sources, acknowledgements20,756
How to edit your Press Names listing3,112
Introduction to the International Register5,214
My press name was declined. Why?3,693
Prop cards: their purpose and format14,304
Register the name of your private press46,801
Register: frequently asked questions9,066
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,296
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,882
How to contact a listing owner5,319
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,239
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,483
Discussion posting guidelines4,129
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,357
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,646
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value50,043
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers14,984
Buying type: new or used?38,622
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment52,890
Measuring the size of a press10,359
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction61,816
Printing terminology and parts17,279
The California job case33,171