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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.2,758
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,863
Changing your email address and/or password?4,498
Changing your user/login name7,660
Created a username; did not receive a password5,346
How can I donate to Briar Press4,528
How to contact a Briar Press member8,079
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,616
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,799
Solving login problems14,397
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,413
Why won't my photos upload?5,024
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,892
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,749
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,492
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,198
Using ornaments on your computer26,609
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,177
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad19,165
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,846
Paying for your ad: you decide5,675
Posting a classified ad: eligibility24,049
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers18,459
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,546
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,766
Founders, sources, acknowledgements19,826
How to edit your Press Names listing2,775
Introduction to the International Register4,949
My press name was declined. Why?3,375
Prop cards: their purpose and format13,659
Register the name of your private press45,442
Register: frequently asked questions8,451
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,012
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,667
How to contact a listing owner5,039
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,932
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,232
Discussion posting guidelines3,917
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,100
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,376
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value48,063
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers14,173
Buying type: new or used?36,891
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment49,911
Measuring the size of a press9,900
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction58,508
Printing terminology and parts16,690
The California job case31,783