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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.5,277
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,077
Changing your email address and/or password?6,880
Changing your user/login name10,050
Created a username; did not receive a password7,555
How can I donate to Briar Press6,581
How to contact a Briar Press member10,570
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?4,684
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box6,892
Solving login problems17,976
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums6,861
Why won't my photos upload?7,421
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps7,285
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,078
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use21,104
Using ornaments on a letterpress25,086
Using ornaments on your computer30,956
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)8,778
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad25,513
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,043
Paying for your ad: you decide8,198
Posting a classified ad: eligibility30,923
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers27,950
When your classified ad is declined or not published7,935
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,028
Founders, sources, acknowledgements26,551
How to edit your Press Names listing5,094
Introduction to the International Register7,084
My press name was declined. Why?5,688
Prop cards: their purpose and format17,996
Register the name of your private press54,521
Register: frequently asked questions12,882
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings7,159
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,364
How to contact a listing owner7,129
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages6,358
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,115
Discussion posting guidelines5,714
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums5,963
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)7,377
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value59,877
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers20,259
Buying type: new or used?46,252
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment66,256
Measuring the size of a press13,345
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction76,969
Printing terminology and parts20,790
The California job case40,659