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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.4,500
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message5,354
Changing your email address and/or password?6,133
Changing your user/login name9,243
Created a username; did not receive a password6,885
How can I donate to Briar Press5,885
How to contact a Briar Press member9,717
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?4,019
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box6,213
Solving login problems16,870
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums6,062
Why won't my photos upload?6,607
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps6,486
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets8,287
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use20,058
Using ornaments on a letterpress23,988
Using ornaments on your computer29,796
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,958
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad23,665
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 5,320
Paying for your ad: you decide7,403
Posting a classified ad: eligibility28,797
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers25,929
When your classified ad is declined or not published7,116
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings6,293
Founders, sources, acknowledgements24,316
How to edit your Press Names listing4,340
Introduction to the International Register6,415
My press name was declined. Why?4,900
Prop cards: their purpose and format16,756
Register the name of your private press52,299
Register: frequently asked questions11,497
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings6,361
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,815
How to contact a listing owner6,473
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages5,622
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,493
Discussion posting guidelines5,113
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums5,329
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,698
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value56,678
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers18,348
Buying type: new or used?43,281
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment61,878
Measuring the size of a press12,189
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction72,401
Printing terminology and parts19,447
The California job case38,390