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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.1,750
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,866
Changing your email address and/or password?3,564
Changing your user/login name6,660
Created a username; did not receive a password4,410
How can I donate to Briar Press3,737
How to contact a Briar Press member7,048
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,799
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,945
Solving login problems12,840
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,591
Why won't my photos upload?4,096
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,877
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,839
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use15,481
Using ornaments on a letterpress19,325
Using ornaments on your computer24,168
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,162
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad16,035
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,974
Paying for your ad: you decide4,745
Posting a classified ad: eligibility20,726
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers15,510
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,548
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,809
Founders, sources, acknowledgements17,077
How to edit your Press Names listing1,811
Introduction to the International Register4,064
My press name was declined. Why?2,476
Prop cards: their purpose and format11,590
Register the name of your private press40,767
Register: frequently asked questions7,107
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,057
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,913
How to contact a listing owner4,253
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,047
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,505
Discussion posting guidelines3,214
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,316
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,550
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value40,619
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers11,855
Buying type: new or used?31,905
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment41,817
Measuring the size of a press8,374
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction47,817
Printing terminology and parts14,359
The California job case27,341