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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.4,631
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message5,460
Changing your email address and/or password?6,239
Changing your user/login name9,348
Created a username; did not receive a password7,004
How can I donate to Briar Press5,985
How to contact a Briar Press member9,840
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?4,114
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box6,309
Solving login problems17,039
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums6,176
Why won't my photos upload?6,729
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps6,619
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets8,421
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use20,216
Using ornaments on a letterpress24,191
Using ornaments on your computer29,999
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)8,086
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad23,952
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 5,426
Paying for your ad: you decide7,521
Posting a classified ad: eligibility29,176
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers26,272
When your classified ad is declined or not published7,238
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings6,407
Founders, sources, acknowledgements24,644
How to edit your Press Names listing4,461
Introduction to the International Register6,532
My press name was declined. Why?5,016
Prop cards: their purpose and format16,974
Register the name of your private press52,661
Register: frequently asked questions11,699
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings6,469
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,899
How to contact a listing owner6,576
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages5,731
Posting a free listing: eligibility6,580
Discussion
Discussion posting guidelines5,213
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums5,419
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,793
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value57,213
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers18,677
Buying type: new or used?43,705
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment62,600
Measuring the size of a press12,370
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction73,383
Printing terminology and parts19,604
The California job case38,846