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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.1,664
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,762
Changing your email address and/or password?3,460
Changing your user/login name6,582
Created a username; did not receive a password4,346
How can I donate to Briar Press3,663
How to contact a Briar Press member6,978
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,734
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,879
Solving login problems12,708
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,524
Why won't my photos upload?4,017
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,788
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,763
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use15,290
Using ornaments on a letterpress19,178
Using ornaments on your computer23,988
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,073
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad15,787
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,907
Paying for your ad: you decide4,671
Posting a classified ad: eligibility20,472
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers15,301
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,464
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,733
Founders, sources, acknowledgements16,883
How to edit your Press Names listing1,729
Introduction to the International Register3,988
My press name was declined. Why?2,400
Prop cards: their purpose and format11,420
Register the name of your private press40,075
Register: frequently asked questions7,016
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,988
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,850
How to contact a listing owner4,174
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,983
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,446
Discussion posting guidelines3,156
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,251
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,487
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value40,099
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers11,717
Buying type: new or used?31,537
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment41,214
Measuring the size of a press8,280
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction47,184
Printing terminology and parts14,162
The California job case26,994