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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.1,062
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,241
Changing your email address and/or password?2,855
Changing your user/login name5,785
Created a username; did not receive a password3,756
How can I donate to Briar Press3,172
How to contact a Briar Press member6,376
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,321
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,339
Solving login problems11,491
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,037
Why won't my photos upload?3,415
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,285
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,268
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use13,610
Using ornaments on a letterpress17,779
Using ornaments on your computer21,977
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,403
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad13,538
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,418
Paying for your ad: you decide4,089
Posting a classified ad: eligibility18,141
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers13,205
When your classified ad is declined or not published3,945
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,266
Founders, sources, acknowledgements15,228
How to edit your Press Names listing1,240
Introduction to the International Register3,497
My press name was declined. Why?1,885
Prop cards: their purpose and format9,678
Register the name of your private press31,568
Register: frequently asked questions6,111
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,454
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,449
How to contact a listing owner3,755
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,482
Posting a free listing: eligibility3,995
Discussion posting guidelines2,738
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums2,840
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,031
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value34,529
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers10,353
Buying type: new or used?27,787
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment35,334
Measuring the size of a press7,488
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction39,274
Printing terminology and parts12,198
The California job case24,058