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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.4,736
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message5,552
Changing your email address and/or password?6,331
Changing your user/login name9,439
Created a username; did not receive a password7,097
How can I donate to Briar Press6,059
How to contact a Briar Press member9,955
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?4,191
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box6,399
Solving login problems17,184
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums6,264
Why won't my photos upload?6,830
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps6,716
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets8,519
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use20,343
Using ornaments on a letterpress24,331
Using ornaments on your computer30,156
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)8,178
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad24,166
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 5,517
Paying for your ad: you decide7,639
Posting a classified ad: eligibility29,405
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers26,496
When your classified ad is declined or not published7,338
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings6,492
Founders, sources, acknowledgements24,890
How to edit your Press Names listing4,557
Introduction to the International Register6,622
My press name was declined. Why?5,104
Prop cards: their purpose and format17,124
Register the name of your private press52,884
Register: frequently asked questions11,878
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings6,560
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,967
How to contact a listing owner6,653
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages5,821
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,657
Discussion posting guidelines5,294
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums5,488
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,870
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value57,600
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers18,945
Buying type: new or used?44,022
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment63,033
Measuring the size of a press12,500
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction73,966
Printing terminology and parts19,739
The California job case39,149