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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.4,246
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message5,147
Changing your email address and/or password?5,924
Changing your user/login name9,021
Created a username; did not receive a password6,676
How can I donate to Briar Press5,686
How to contact a Briar Press member9,496
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,811
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box6,013
Solving login problems16,551
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,828
Why won't my photos upload?6,345
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps6,249
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets8,062
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use19,724
Using ornaments on a letterpress23,616
Using ornaments on your computer29,411
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,730
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad23,130
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 5,102
Paying for your ad: you decide7,167
Posting a classified ad: eligibility28,178
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers25,414
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,914
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings6,092
Founders, sources, acknowledgements23,698
How to edit your Press Names listing4,139
Introduction to the International Register6,212
My press name was declined. Why?4,684
Prop cards: their purpose and format16,342
Register the name of your private press51,660
Register: frequently asked questions11,153
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings6,173
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,653
How to contact a listing owner6,296
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages5,398
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,316
Discussion posting guidelines4,931
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums5,161
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,526
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value55,592
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers17,571
Buying type: new or used?42,481
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment60,502
Measuring the size of a press11,862
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction70,609
Printing terminology and parts19,124
The California job case37,278