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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.

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About Briar PressViews
New here? Help us help you.6,787
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,446
Changing your email address and/or password?8,284
Changing your user/login name11,633
Created a username; did not receive a password9,297
How can I donate to Briar Press7,904
How to contact a Briar Press member13,050
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?5,894
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,314
Solving login problems20,047
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums15,246
Why won't my photos upload?8,816
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps8,788
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,399
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use22,706
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,151
Using ornaments on your computer32,726
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,264
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad28,438
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,404
Paying for your ad: you decide9,742
Posting a classified ad: eligibility34,465
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers31,305
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,409
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,322
Founders, sources, acknowledgements30,104
How to edit your Press Names listing6,386
Introduction to the International Register8,276
My press name was declined. Why?6,992
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,201
Register the name of your private press57,529
Register: frequently asked questions14,891
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,021
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,425
How to contact a listing owner9,085
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages7,658
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,204
Discussion posting guidelines6,981
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,237
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)8,695
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value64,491
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers23,355
Buying type: new or used?50,523
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment74,536
Measuring the size of a press15,685
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction82,736
Printing terminology and parts22,754
The California job case44,439