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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.3,087
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,172
Changing your email address and/or password?4,836
Changing your user/login name8,009
Created a username; did not receive a password5,592
How can I donate to Briar Press4,819
How to contact a Briar Press member8,442
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,930
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,104
Solving login problems14,936
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,767
Why won't my photos upload?5,360
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,233
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,066
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use18,042
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,809
Using ornaments on your computer27,294
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,587
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad20,441
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,164
Paying for your ad: you decide6,032
Posting a classified ad: eligibility25,363
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers21,261
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,912
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,085
Founders, sources, acknowledgements20,774
How to edit your Press Names listing3,118
Introduction to the International Register5,222
My press name was declined. Why?3,700
Prop cards: their purpose and format14,323
Register the name of your private press46,835
Register: frequently asked questions9,086
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,299
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,886
How to contact a listing owner5,323
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,248
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,487
Discussion posting guidelines4,133
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,363
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,650
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value50,084
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers15,003
Buying type: new or used?38,665
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment52,950
Measuring the size of a press10,370
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction61,886
Printing terminology and parts17,294
The California job case33,214