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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.3,412
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,480
Changing your email address and/or password?5,151
Changing your user/login name8,321
Created a username; did not receive a password5,872
How can I donate to Briar Press5,094
How to contact a Briar Press member8,780
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,229
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,377
Solving login problems15,391
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,068
Why won't my photos upload?5,645
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,539
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,343
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use18,615
Using ornaments on a letterpress22,465
Using ornaments on your computer28,003
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,933
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad21,380
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,471
Paying for your ad: you decide6,379
Posting a classified ad: eligibility26,361
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers23,774
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,225
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,376
Founders, sources, acknowledgements21,635
How to edit your Press Names listing3,457
Introduction to the International Register5,561
My press name was declined. Why?3,974
Prop cards: their purpose and format14,922
Register the name of your private press48,307
Register: frequently asked questions9,767
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,557
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,105
How to contact a listing owner5,617
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,587
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,742
Discussion posting guidelines4,373
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,606
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,929
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value51,781
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers15,789
Buying type: new or used?40,155
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment55,394
Measuring the size of a press10,784
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction64,543
Printing terminology and parts17,872
The California job case34,489