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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.2,830
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,927
Changing your email address and/or password?4,575
Changing your user/login name7,737
Created a username; did not receive a password5,392
How can I donate to Briar Press4,583
How to contact a Briar Press member8,166
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,685
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,869
Solving login problems14,527
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,482
Why won't my photos upload?5,089
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,977
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,820
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,639
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,356
Using ornaments on your computer26,790
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,280
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad19,507
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,910
Paying for your ad: you decide5,753
Posting a classified ad: eligibility24,437
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers18,805
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,633
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,839
Founders, sources, acknowledgements20,060
How to edit your Press Names listing2,857
Introduction to the International Register5,012
My press name was declined. Why?3,451
Prop cards: their purpose and format13,841
Register the name of your private press45,790
Register: frequently asked questions8,636
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,088
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,712
How to contact a listing owner5,097
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,008
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,295
Discussion posting guidelines3,965
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,160
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,440
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value48,634
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers14,382
Buying type: new or used?37,382
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment50,747
Measuring the size of a press10,012
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction59,431
Printing terminology and parts16,851
The California job case32,132