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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.3,978
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,939
Changing your email address and/or password?5,692
Changing your user/login name8,790
Created a username; did not receive a password6,457
How can I donate to Briar Press5,498
How to contact a Briar Press member9,271
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,626
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,803
Solving login problems16,207
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,572
Why won't my photos upload?6,126
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps6,017
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,829
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use19,382
Using ornaments on a letterpress23,241
Using ornaments on your computer28,978
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,469
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad22,513
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,902
Paying for your ad: you decide6,906
Posting a classified ad: eligibility27,552
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers24,847
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,678
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,881
Founders, sources, acknowledgements22,947
How to edit your Press Names listing3,931
Introduction to the International Register6,008
My press name was declined. Why?4,449
Prop cards: their purpose and format15,903
Register the name of your private press50,797
Register: frequently asked questions10,748
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,972
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,480
How to contact a listing owner6,085
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages5,130
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,128
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines4,751
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,986
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,339
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value54,357
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers16,934
Buying type: new or used?41,725
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment58,733
Measuring the size of a press11,446
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction68,464
Printing terminology and parts18,723
The California job case36,340