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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.1,834
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,957
Changing your email address and/or password?3,661
Changing your user/login name6,745
Created a username; did not receive a password4,476
How can I donate to Briar Press3,811
How to contact a Briar Press member7,122
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,875
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,030
Solving login problems12,963
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,665
Why won't my photos upload?4,167
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,960
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,905
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use15,662
Using ornaments on a letterpress19,436
Using ornaments on your computer24,341
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,239
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad16,251
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,049
Paying for your ad: you decide4,812
Posting a classified ad: eligibility20,969
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers15,709
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,617
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,869
Founders, sources, acknowledgements17,220
How to edit your Press Names listing1,896
Introduction to the International Register4,140
My press name was declined. Why?2,562
Prop cards: their purpose and format11,745
Register the name of your private press41,210
Register: frequently asked questions7,203
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,134
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,968
How to contact a listing owner4,325
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,115
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,565
Discussion posting guidelines3,282
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,386
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,616
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value41,173
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers12,004
Buying type: new or used?32,253
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment42,359
Measuring the size of a press8,464
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction48,493
Printing terminology and parts14,563
The California job case27,642