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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.1,366
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,481
Changing your email address and/or password?3,128
Changing your user/login name6,269
Created a username; did not receive a password4,081
How can I donate to Briar Press3,423
How to contact a Briar Press member6,685
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,531
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,649
Solving login problems12,248
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,295
Why won't my photos upload?3,769
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,538
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,530
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use14,327
Using ornaments on a letterpress18,560
Using ornaments on your computer23,081
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,723
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad14,842
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,660
Paying for your ad: you decide4,396
Posting a classified ad: eligibility19,513
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers14,509
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,217
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,498
Founders, sources, acknowledgements16,176
How to edit your Press Names listing1,482
Introduction to the International Register3,749
My press name was declined. Why?2,159
Prop cards: their purpose and format10,523
Register the name of your private press36,953
Register: frequently asked questions6,594
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,683
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,656
How to contact a listing owner3,955
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,734
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,222
Discussion posting guidelines2,953
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,041
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,242
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value37,680
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers11,082
Buying type: new or used?30,028
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment38,577
Measuring the size of a press7,920
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction43,616
Printing terminology and parts13,243
The California job case25,698