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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.2,795
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,895
Changing your email address and/or password?4,536
Changing your user/login name7,690
Created a username; did not receive a password5,371
How can I donate to Briar Press4,552
How to contact a Briar Press member8,125
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,649
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,840
Solving login problems14,451
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,449
Why won't my photos upload?5,058
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,930
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,778
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,566
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,257
Using ornaments on your computer26,689
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,215
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad19,333
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,878
Paying for your ad: you decide5,710
Posting a classified ad: eligibility24,223
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers18,615
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,581
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,806
Founders, sources, acknowledgements19,932
How to edit your Press Names listing2,813
Introduction to the International Register4,979
My press name was declined. Why?3,411
Prop cards: their purpose and format13,738
Register the name of your private press45,625
Register: frequently asked questions8,524
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,051
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,689
How to contact a listing owner5,061
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,965
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,261
Discussion posting guidelines3,938
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,132
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,403
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value48,326
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers14,282
Buying type: new or used?37,134
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment50,340
Measuring the size of a press9,955
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction58,975
Printing terminology and parts16,778
The California job case31,961