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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.1,173
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,317
Changing your email address and/or password?2,947
Changing your user/login name5,958
Created a username; did not receive a password3,884
How can I donate to Briar Press3,246
How to contact a Briar Press member6,483
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,391
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,434
Solving login problems11,777
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,128
Why won't my photos upload?3,516
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,360
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,353
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use13,798
Using ornaments on a letterpress18,031
Using ornaments on your computer22,292
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,517
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad13,973
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,497
Paying for your ad: you decide4,183
Posting a classified ad: eligibility18,623
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers13,644
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,038
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,342
Founders, sources, acknowledgements15,521
How to edit your Press Names listing1,329
Introduction to the International Register3,580
My press name was declined. Why?1,971
Prop cards: their purpose and format9,913
Register the name of your private press33,371
Register: frequently asked questions6,278
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,530
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,506
How to contact a listing owner3,823
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,554
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,062
Discussion posting guidelines2,805
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums2,907
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,098
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value35,400
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers10,544
Buying type: new or used?28,460
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment36,304
Measuring the size of a press7,606
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction40,683
Printing terminology and parts12,533
The California job case24,561