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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.2,835
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,932
Changing your email address and/or password?4,580
Changing your user/login name7,744
Created a username; did not receive a password5,397
How can I donate to Briar Press4,593
How to contact a Briar Press member8,177
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,688
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,873
Solving login problems14,546
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,490
Why won't my photos upload?5,098
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,981
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,832
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,648
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,364
Using ornaments on your computer26,809
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,293
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad19,533
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,913
Paying for your ad: you decide5,762
Posting a classified ad: eligibility24,465
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers18,885
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,638
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,850
Founders, sources, acknowledgements20,082
How to edit your Press Names listing2,864
Introduction to the International Register5,021
My press name was declined. Why?3,457
Prop cards: their purpose and format13,857
Register the name of your private press45,810
Register: frequently asked questions8,648
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,095
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,718
How to contact a listing owner5,106
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,014
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,303
Discussion posting guidelines3,970
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,165
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,447
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value48,693
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers14,398
Buying type: new or used?37,417
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment50,841
Measuring the size of a press10,028
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction59,515
Printing terminology and parts16,870
The California job case32,166