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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.1,222
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,357
Changing your email address and/or password?2,987
Changing your user/login name6,052
Created a username; did not receive a password3,940
How can I donate to Briar Press3,287
How to contact a Briar Press member6,524
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,427
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,486
Solving login problems11,892
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,166
Why won't my photos upload?3,570
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,407
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,396
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use13,922
Using ornaments on a letterpress18,182
Using ornaments on your computer22,479
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,565
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad14,228
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,537
Paying for your ad: you decide4,236
Posting a classified ad: eligibility18,880
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers13,901
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,077
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,378
Founders, sources, acknowledgements15,717
How to edit your Press Names listing1,372
Introduction to the International Register3,630
My press name was declined. Why?2,021
Prop cards: their purpose and format10,056
Register the name of your private press34,389
Register: frequently asked questions6,378
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,562
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,539
How to contact a listing owner3,857
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,598
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,104
Discussion posting guidelines2,849
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums2,939
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,133
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value35,993
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers10,701
Buying type: new or used?28,869
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment36,866
Measuring the size of a press7,704
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction41,411
Printing terminology and parts12,727
The California job case24,855